Cases of Legionella outbreaks may lead to organisations and individual officers being prosecuted in the criminal courts. These prosecutions may be for breaches of health and safety legislation, and / or gross negligence manslaughter.
If your building was closed or has had reduced occupancy during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, water system stagnation can occur due to lack of use which increases the risks of legionnaires disease.
You should review your risk assessments and manage the legionella risks when you
RMP Risk Control can support your safe return to the workplace in the following ways:
Our one hour bite size training sessions on legionella provide an introduction to the disease, covering what legionella is, how and where it arises, the legal basics and risk management steps you can take to control it.
This is a popular bite size topic within our programme and we have sessions running throughout the remainder of 2021. Please contact your Risk Control Consultant or RMP Account Director for details of dates and availability.
Our half day Legionella Risk Management Training course can be delivered virtually by our Risk Consultants.
The intended audience is Line Managers and Supervisors responsible for the management and provision of water services and all others involved in the day to day management or provision of water services.
The course is designed to raise awareness of the risk infection from legionella and to provide participants with a sound understanding of the nature of the disease and the tools to employ to control the risk.
The course will address:
The course provides delegates with a fundamental understanding of:
Please contact your Risk Control Consultant or RMP Account Director to arrange a virtual training session.
The Control of Legionella Risk Management Review is designed to evaluate the adequacy of policy and implementation of procedures in eight key areas:
Your RMP Risk Control Consultant will conduct meetings with key personnel within the legionella control management hierarchy to discuss the various aspects of the systems and procedures in place.
Please contact your Risk Control Consultant or RMP Account Director to book a review.