Legionella Training Courses
Water Treatment Services is a leading independent UK water management and environmental services company providing specialist legionella training courses based around the requirements of the Health & Safety Executives ACOP L8, their supporting guidance HSG274 and Care Quality Commission standards.
Offering Legionella Awareness, Responsible Person, Duty Holder and Refresher training, our courses have been developed to support individuals with responsibility for the management and control of legionella and Legionnaires’ disease in the workplace. Our courses give people the knowledge and skills to fulfil their responsibilities with confidence.
Our range of specialist legionella courses cater for different roles and levels of management responsibility and are delivered by experienced industry experts to ensure candidates develop the skills and practical knowledge required to fulfil their specific legionella management responsibilities with complete confidence.
Our training courses include an entry level legionella awareness course, plus more advanced courses aimed specifically at duty holders, legionella training for the responsible person, engineering contractors and others with day-to-day responsibility for the management and control of legionella risks in the workplace.
Our advanced level legionella training courses are designed to help those with specific responsibility recognise, manage and control their Legionella risks and understand how to meet their obligations under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH) and more specifically those set by the Health & Safety Executive in their Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) L8.
Expert legionella training courses
Our specialist legionella training, water safety and pathogen control courses and practical workshop solutions include:
UK training centres
Our main 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 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 this button.
What the Health & Safety Executive say about legionella training
The UK’s Health & Safety Executive have long established that one of the contributory factors in outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease (a severe pneumonia like chest infection) is a lack of training and awareness of responsibility by employers, their staff and other operators.
To improve the quality of your Legionnaires’ disease risk management procedures anyone with responsibility for the management of the control of legionella should receive suitable training to ensure they are competent to carry out the work they are assigned to do.
Is legionella training required by law?
The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 places a general duty on all employers to provide suitable training to ensure the safety and health of their employees in the workplace.
The Health and Safety Executive deal with the requirement for legionella training more specifically in their Approved Code of Practice ACOP L8 “Legionnaires’ disease: The Control of Legionella Bacteria in Water Systems” stating that it is important that anyone involved in managing and controlling Legionella risks must be properly trained to a standard that ensures tasks are performed in a safe and technically competent manner.
The HSE also recommend that regular auditing and refresher training be carried out to help ensure people’s skills are kept up to date.
World leading legionella expertise
All our legionella training courses are delivered by highly experienced, industry veterans’ who are leading experts in matters concerning the control and management of Legionnaires’ disease and Legionella bacteria in man-made water systems.
Summary of training courses
Our legionella training courses cater for many different roles and levels of management responsibility including building and facilities managers, company directors with responsibility for health and safety, duty holders, those appointed as the responsible person, health and safety managers and more. Our courses include:
Expert legionella training & learning solutions
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 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 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.
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