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Legionella Awareness Course

Legionella Awareness (LAC-01)

LOCATION(S):
Wakefield
Legionella Awareness Course

Course Overview

All building managers or owners have a duty of care to the people within a building, to ensure there are no risks of contracting Legionnaires disease. UK safety regulators, including the Health & Safety and Care Quality Commission, expect people responsible for health and safety management in the workplace to be properly trained to a level that allows them to perform their duties safely and effectively.

This Legionella and Legionnaires Disease Awareness Training course will help duty holders understand their legal responsibilities regarding controlling legionella risks in artificial water systems. It aims to raise awareness to prevent waterborne diseases caused by Legionella bacteria. This course is suitable for Anyone who is involved in any form of Legionella or water hygiene control activities. Anyone who may be exposed to aerosols created by water systems.

Legionella Awareness Course

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Jun 25, 2024

Wakefield
END date:
Jun 25, 2024
Duration:
1 DAY COURSE
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1 DAY COURSE
£ 276.00 
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Nearly Full

Jul 29, 2024

Wakefield
END date:
Jul 29, 2024
Duration:
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INCLUDES:
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£ 276.00 
INC VAT
Nearly Full

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Course Locations

Wakefield

Universal Skills Centre
41-42 Monckton Road Ind Est.
Denby Dale Road
Wakefield
WF2 7AL

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Unit 22 Horndon Industrial Est, Station Road
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Course Content

• Legionnaires Disease: describing where Legionella can be found, how it was discovered and how it can be contracted

• Regulations and Responsibilities: covers the duties and requirements for employers surrounding Legionella.

• It also states the main legislation regarding the control of Legionella bacterium

• Managing the risk: outlines how to manage the risks present and covers what type of equipment can present a risk and how to control those risks

• Other aspects of water safety in premises

Course Structure

    • Identification of the main conditions that are required for legionella associated infection to take place and how this understanding may be used to manage and control risk more effectively.
    • Awareness of current legal requirements, approved codes of practice and best practice guidance including COSHH, the HSE’s ACOP L8 and HSG274
    • Basic design of water systems and their components.
    • Implementation of a legionella control plan with suitable monitoring programmes and records as identified in the Health & Safety Executives technical guidance documents
    • Dealing with the control of Legionella bacteria in both “hot and cold water systems” and “other risk systems“.
    • Understanding the written scheme of control for legionella.
    • General awareness of the risk assessment processes as defined in BS 8580-1 for hot and cold water systems.

Entry Requirements

Although there are no entry requirements, understanding water systems is preferred.

Legionella Awareness Course

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