Legionella Responsible Person & Duty Holder Training Courses

Legionella responsible person and duty holder training courses

Practical Legionella awareness training courses delivered by experts.

This intensive two day Legionella responsible person and duty holder training course has been developed by the water hygiene and Legionella experts at Water Treatment Services and is designed to support organisations and individuals, principally the statutory duty holder and appointed responsible person, with day-to-day responsibility for the management and control of Legionnaires’ disease and Legionella in the workplace.

Our comprehensive Legionella responsible person and duty holder training provides a review of Legionnaires’ disease, Legionella ecology, potential sources of contamination in engineered water systems, and the UK’s regulatory environment.

The course examines in detail the specific roles and responsibilities of both the statutory duty holder and those who have taken on the role of the responsible person for the control of Legionella in the workplace. It also reviews the Health & Safety Executive’s Approved Code of Practice ACOP L8 dealing with the control of Legionella bacteria, and their health and safety technical guidance documents HSG274 parts 1, 2 and 3.

The course examines the Legionella risk assessment process, and those steps required to implement an effective Legionella control programme, including practical measures that can be taken to manage the growth and proliferation of Legionella bacteria in water systems to improve health and safety and compliance with the law.

Legionella Responsible Person & Duty Holder Training Content

Our intensive two day Legionella responsible person and duty holder training courses cover the following essential subjects to ensure delegates develop the skills and practical knowledge required to fulfil their specific Legionella management responsibilities with confidence:

  • Introduction

    General introduction to the course and expert trainer.

  • Understanding Legionnaires’ disease

    Understanding Legionnaires’ disease and legionellosis, modes of transmission, common symptoms and medical treatments.

  • Legionella Ecology

    Legionella ecology and the role of biofilm.

  • Regulatory & Control Environment

    A review of the UK’s current regulatory environment dealing with the control of Legionella in the workplace including the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH), the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.

    A detailed review of the Health & Safety Executive’s Approved Code of Practice ACOP L8 and their latest technical guidance documents HSG274, parts 1, 2 and 3.

  • Roles & Responsibilities

    A review of the specific roles and responsibilities of both the statutory duty holder and the responsible person for the control of Legionella in the workplace, and what is required to ensure they fulfil their Legionella management responsibilities effectively.

  • Water Systems & Sources of Contamination

    A review of engineered water systems that present a Legionellosis risk and potential sources of Legionella contamination.

  • Legionella Risk Assessment

    Identifying Legionella risks, the Legionella risk assessment process and using this as the basis for the scheme of control.

  • Written Scheme of Control

    Developing the written scheme of control for the management of Legionella risks.

  • Effective Risk Management Systems

    Developing and implementing effective risk management systems, management structures, defining roles and responsibilities of the duty holder, responsible person, contractors and others involved in the Legionella control process.

  • Legionella Control Measures

    Developing effective Legionella control measures to manage and control the growth and proliferation of Legionella bacteria in water systems to reduce risk, improve safety and compliance with the law.

  • Examination

    Multiple choice examination covering the course content.

  • Discussion

    Discussion and feedback.

UK Training Centres

Our main UK training centres are located in central London serving the South and South East England, Manchester (North West), Birmingham (Midlands), Bristol (South East England and Wales), Leeds (North and North East) and Glasgow (Scotland), and these are supported by satellite training centres in Belfast and Newcastle.

Contact Water Treatment Services today to learn how our Legionella responsible person and duty holder training solutions can help to ensure your risks are managed effectively and the regulatory compliance standards set in this important area are achieved. To speak with one of our Legionella experts call us on 0330 223 31 31 or simply use the button below to get our full contact details or submit our contact form.

Who would Benefit from this Legionella Training Course?

This Legionella training course has been developed for people who are considered to be the statutory duty holder or have been appointed as the responsible person and have day-to-day responsibility for the management and control of Legionnaires’ disease and Legionella in the workplace.

What will you Learn?

Our intensive Legionella responsible person and duty holder training course provides an in-depth review of Legionnaires’ disease, the health risks associated with water contaminated with Legionella bacteria, relevant UK legislation, codes of practice and technical guidance, and Legionella control measures from the perspective of the duty holder and responsible person.

Delegates will learn about the disease, how to recognise potential sources of contamination, the UK’s regulatory framework and those steps required to achieve compliance with the law. Additionally, you will learn about the specific roles and responsibilities required of the duty holder and responsible person, the risk assessment process, how to develop effective risk management processes, and the practical steps required to ensure these risks are properly managed to safeguard health and safety, improve risk management and ensure compliance with the law.

Legionella Training Certificate

On the successful completion of our Legionella responsible person and duty holder training course you will receive a formal certificate of achievement from the water hygiene and Legionella control experts at Water Treatment Services. This certificate is valid for three years and should be kept to demonstrate formal training has been undertaken in this subject.

How Long is the Course?

Two days.

Where are the Training Courses Delivered?

Our main UK training centres are located in central London, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds and Glasgow, and these are supported by satellite training centres in Belfast and Newcastle.

We can also deliver our training courses exclusively at client premises, and further afield for clients based outside the UK.

Legionella Responsible Person & Duty Holder Training Delivered by Experts

Water Treatment Services offer specialist Legionella training courses designed to support those with responsibility for the management and control of Legionella bacteria and Legionnaires’ disease in the workplace.

Delivered by experienced Legionella experts, our Legionella responsible person and duty holder training courses seek to improve the recognition, management and control of Legionella risks; and to help organisations and individuals meet their legal obligations under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, the COSHH Regulations 2002 and the HSE’s ACOP L8.

Our main UK training centres are located in London serving the South and South East England, Manchester (North West), Birmingham (Midlands), Bristol (South East England and Wales), Leeds (North and North East) and Glasgow (Scotland), and these are supported by satellite training centres in Belfast and Newcastle.

If you are interested in this or any of our other Legionella training courses and would like to receive further details, including dates and venues please contact us.

Contact us now for more information or for your FREE, no obligation quote.

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Further reading…

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Legionella Responsible Person & Duty Holder Training Courses
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Legionella Responsible Person & Duty Holder Training Courses
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Intensive two day Legionella responsible person and duty holder training course developed to support the statutory duty holder and appointed responsible person with day-to-day responsibility for the management and control of Legionnaires’ disease and Legionella in the workplace.