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We thought it would be useful to cover some of the most frequently asked questions we get about Legionella Risk Assessments!
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Q: Does my company need to have a Legionella risk assessment?
A: If you have more than 5 employees or serve the general public then you should have a Legionella risk assessment carried out to comply with the law.
Q: I need a Legionella risk assessment, who should carry this out?
A: As someone in control of premises it is your responsibility to manage health & safety and Legionella control is included in this. You can either appoint yourself, somebody who works for the company or an outside company to do this for you.
Q: What do AWT's Legionella risk assessments entail?
A: We can help you to identify the source of any risk
Assist you in managing the risk
Prevent any future risks to the premises
We provide you with a full report of our findings with recommendations of actions that need to be carried out.
We also offer training to members of staff in your business to ensure that they are competent in carrying out the monitoring of your water systems.
Q: Do Landlords really need to carry out risk assessments on their rental properties?
A: The legal requirements for landlords and managing agents are to ensure that the tenant's risk from exposure to Legionella from water systems in residential rental property is safely controlled.
Landlords are classed as persons who are in control of premises. Therefore the HSE states that under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, landlords have legal and health and safety duties, to take suitable precautions to prevent or control the risk of exposure to legionella.
We are always happy to discuss any queries you have and can arrange for somebody to visit you at your premises to offer advice.
We are highly experienced in water treatment and are trusted by many companies to advise on all different types of water problems.
For more information on the above you can get in touch with one of our qualified team today, we can offer you advice and solutions that come with no obligation. We can also offer bespoke packages for any water problems that you may be having.