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Legionnaires’ disease: A Health & Safety Perspective from 1991

Legionnaires’ disease: A Health & Safety Perspective from 1991

The following presentation takes a look at Legionnaires’ disease in the UK from a health and safety perspective dating back to 1991. It considers Legionella bacteria and where it is commonly found, how Legionella infection occurs, legionellosis, Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks and common sources of contamination including hot and cold water services and cooling towers.

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Legionella Testing, Water Sampling of Spas & Fountains during Legionnaires' Disease Outbreaks

Legionella Testing & Water Sampling of Spas & Fountains during Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreaks

The following presentation examines Legionella testing and water sampling of spas and fountains during Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks in the USA. The presentation looks at Legionella water sampling of spas, decorative fountains, sprinkler systems, eye wash safety stations, humidifiers and respiratory care equipment; together with the measurement of other water quality parameters. The video featured in this presentation is one by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that gives an introduction to environmental health and engineering measures for Legionnaires’ disease outbreak investigations in the USA.

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How to Sample Cooling Towers for Legionella Bacteria

How to Sample Cooling Towers for Legionella during Legionnaires Outbreaks

The following presentation explains how to sample cooling towers for Legionella during Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks in the USA. The presentation looks at Legionella water sampling of cooling towers, how to take biofilm swabs, the measurement of other water quality parameters, and selection of typical sampling sites. The video featured here is one published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gives an introduction to environmental health and engineering measures for Legionnaires’ disease outbreak investigations in the USA.

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Sampling Potable Water for Legionella Bacteria: Legionnaires Disease Outbreaks

Sampling Potable Water for Legionella Bacteria – Legionnaires Disease Outbreaks

The following presentation looks at sampling potable water for Legionella bacteria during Legionnaires disease outbreaks in the USA. It discusses Legionella water sampling of showers and hot water outlets, together with the measurement of other water quality parameters (temperature, pH, chlorine residual), and the selection of typical sampling sites. The video featured in this article is from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gives an introduction to environmental health and engineering measures for legionellosis outbreak investigations in the USA.

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Legionella Testing and Water Sampling: Legionnaires Outbreak Investigations

Legionella Testing & Sampling During Legionnaires’ Outbreak Investigations

The following presentation looks at Legionella testing and water sampling and how to make a sampling plan for Legionnaires’ outbreak investigations in the USA. The presentation uses the example of a legionellosis outbreak at a hotel to demonstrate how to develop a clear and well organised water sampling plan which will help minimise the cost of testing as well maximising your ability to make good recommendations once test results are available. The video, the third in a series published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gives an introduction to environmental health and engineering measures for legionellosis outbreak investigations in the USA.

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Legionellosis Outbreaks: Interpreting an Environmental Assessment

Legionellosis Outbreaks – Interpreting an Environmental Assessment

The following presentation explores legionellosis outbreaks in the USA and what to look for when conducting and interpreting an environmental assessment, including evaluation of water sources, methods of disinfection, premise plumbing, cooling towers, spas and ornamental water features. The video, the second in a series published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gives an introduction to environmental health and engineering measures for legionellosis outbreak investigations in the USA.

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Legionella responsible person and duty holder training courses

Legionella Responsible Person Training & Duty Holder Courses

Legionella Responsible Person & Duty Holder Training Courses

Legionella responsible person training

Specialist Legionella training courses delivered by experts.

This intensive two day Legionella responsible person training course has been developed by the water safety 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 the disease 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 and when 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.

The training course dates and venue details given below are for our 2018 public courses held in Glasgow, Central London and Manchester. Other course venues and dates are available.

 

Course

Dates

Venue

Book

Legionella Awareness21 AugustGlasgowcontact
Responsible Person21-22 AugustGlasgowcontact
Responsible Person with Cooling Towers21-23 AugustGlasgowcontact
Legionella Awareness28 AugustManchestercontact
Responsible Person28-29 AugustManchestercontact
Responsible Person with Cooling Towers28-30 AugustManchestercontact
Legionella Awareness4 SeptemberLondoncontact
Responsible Person4-5 SeptemberLondoncontact
Responsible Person with Cooling Towers4-6 SeptemberLondoncontact
Legionella Awareness13 NovemberGlasgowcontact
Responsible Person13-14 NovemberGlasgowcontact
Responsible Person with Cooling Towers13-15 NovemberGlasgowcontact
Legionella Awareness20 NovemberManchestercontact
Responsible Person20-21 NovemberManchestercontact
Responsible Person with Cooling Towers20-22 NovemberManchestercontact
Legionella Awareness27 NovemberLondoncontact
Responsible Person27-28 NovemberLondoncontact
Responsible Person with Cooling Towers27-29 NovemberLondoncontact

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.

You may also be interested in…

Water Tank Relining
Swimming pool water testing
Expansion vessels and legionella risks
HSE ACOP L8 Download
Being a Duty Holder for Legionella – What Does it Mean?
E.coli water testing for hot tubs and swimming pools
Treating cooling towers to control scale, corrosion & fouling
Controlling legionella in hot and cold water systems
Role of the responsible person for legionella control
Drinking water testing

Further reading…

More information about Legionnaires’ disease and Legionella bacteria … learn more here

Legionnaires’ disease: A Health & Safety Perspective from 1991

Legionnaires’ disease: A Health & Safety Perspective from 1991

The following presentation takes a look at Legionnaires’ disease in the UK from a health and safety perspective dating back to 1991. It considers Legionella bacteria and where it is commonly found, how Legionella infection occurs, legionellosis, Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks and common sources of contamination including hot and cold water services and cooling towers.

Read more

Legionella Testing, Water Sampling of Spas & Fountains during Legionnaires' Disease Outbreaks

Legionella Testing & Water Sampling of Spas & Fountains during Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreaks

The following presentation examines Legionella testing and water sampling of spas and fountains during Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks in the USA. The presentation looks at Legionella water sampling of spas, decorative fountains, sprinkler systems, eye wash safety stations, humidifiers and respiratory care equipment; together with the measurement of other water quality parameters. The video featured in this presentation is one by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that gives an introduction to environmental health and engineering measures for Legionnaires’ disease outbreak investigations in the USA.

Read more

How to Sample Cooling Towers for Legionella Bacteria

How to Sample Cooling Towers for Legionella during Legionnaires Outbreaks

The following presentation explains how to sample cooling towers for Legionella during Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks in the USA. The presentation looks at Legionella water sampling of cooling towers, how to take biofilm swabs, the measurement of other water quality parameters, and selection of typical sampling sites. The video featured here is one published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gives an introduction to environmental health and engineering measures for Legionnaires’ disease outbreak investigations in the USA.

Read more

Sampling Potable Water for Legionella Bacteria: Legionnaires Disease Outbreaks

Sampling Potable Water for Legionella Bacteria – Legionnaires Disease Outbreaks

The following presentation looks at sampling potable water for Legionella bacteria during Legionnaires disease outbreaks in the USA. It discusses Legionella water sampling of showers and hot water outlets, together with the measurement of other water quality parameters (temperature, pH, chlorine residual), and the selection of typical sampling sites. The video featured in this article is from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gives an introduction to environmental health and engineering measures for legionellosis outbreak investigations in the USA.

Read more

Legionella Testing and Water Sampling: Legionnaires Outbreak Investigations

Legionella Testing & Sampling During Legionnaires’ Outbreak Investigations

The following presentation looks at Legionella testing and water sampling and how to make a sampling plan for Legionnaires’ outbreak investigations in the USA. The presentation uses the example of a legionellosis outbreak at a hotel to demonstrate how to develop a clear and well organised water sampling plan which will help minimise the cost of testing as well maximising your ability to make good recommendations once test results are available. The video, the third in a series published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gives an introduction to environmental health and engineering measures for legionellosis outbreak investigations in the USA.

Read more

Legionellosis Outbreaks: Interpreting an Environmental Assessment

Legionellosis Outbreaks – Interpreting an Environmental Assessment

The following presentation explores legionellosis outbreaks in the USA and what to look for when conducting and interpreting an environmental assessment, including evaluation of water sources, methods of disinfection, premise plumbing, cooling towers, spas and ornamental water features. The video, the second in a series published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gives an introduction to environmental health and engineering measures for legionellosis outbreak investigations in the USA.

Read more

Legionella responsible person and duty holder training courses

Legionella Responsible Person Training & Duty Holder Courses

Legionella Responsible Person & Duty Holder Training Courses

Legionella responsible person training

Specialist Legionella training courses delivered by experts.

This intensive two day Legionella responsible person training course has been developed by the water safety 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 the disease 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 and when 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.

The training course dates and venue details given below are for our 2018 public courses held in Glasgow, Central London and Manchester. Other course venues and dates are available.

 

Course

Dates

Venue

Book

Legionella Awareness21 AugustGlasgowcontact
Responsible Person21-22 AugustGlasgowcontact
Responsible Person with Cooling Towers21-23 AugustGlasgowcontact
Legionella Awareness28 AugustManchestercontact
Responsible Person28-29 AugustManchestercontact
Responsible Person with Cooling Towers28-30 AugustManchestercontact
Legionella Awareness4 SeptemberLondoncontact
Responsible Person4-5 SeptemberLondoncontact
Responsible Person with Cooling Towers4-6 SeptemberLondoncontact
Legionella Awareness13 NovemberGlasgowcontact
Responsible Person13-14 NovemberGlasgowcontact
Responsible Person with Cooling Towers13-15 NovemberGlasgowcontact
Legionella Awareness20 NovemberManchestercontact
Responsible Person20-21 NovemberManchestercontact
Responsible Person with Cooling Towers20-22 NovemberManchestercontact
Legionella Awareness27 NovemberLondoncontact
Responsible Person27-28 NovemberLondoncontact
Responsible Person with Cooling Towers27-29 NovemberLondoncontact

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.

You may also be interested in…

Water Tank Relining
Swimming pool water testing
Expansion vessels and legionella risks
HSE ACOP L8 Download
Being a Duty Holder for Legionella – What Does it Mean?
E.coli water testing for hot tubs and swimming pools
Treating cooling towers to control scale, corrosion & fouling
Controlling legionella in hot and cold water systems
Role of the responsible person for legionella control
Drinking water testing

Further reading…

More information about Legionnaires’ disease and Legionella bacteria … learn more here

Pseudomonas Training Courses

Pseudomonas Training Courses

Pseudomonas Training Courses

Pseudomonas training courses

Practical Pseudomonas aeruginosa training courses delivered by experts.

This detailed one day Pseudomonas training course has been developed by the water hygiene and pathogen control experts at Water Treatment Services and is designed to support organisations and individuals with responsibility for the management and control of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in health and social care settings, with particular emphasis on the management of augmented care facilities.

Our Pseudomonas training courses offer an excellent opportunity to review the Pseudomonas aeruginosa organism, what issues arise from contamination and how it can be managed and controlled effectively in hospitals, health and social care environments. The course covers the ecology of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, its background and history, medical considerations, latest guidance and the current regulatory environment; plus risk management and practical measures that can be implemented to control its growth and proliferation in water systems to improve patient safety and compliance with the law.

Pseudomonas training course content

Our Pseudomonas training courses cover the following essential subjects to ensure delegates develop the skills and practical knowledge required to fulfil their specific health and safety management responsibilities with confidence:

  • Introduction

    General introduction to the course and expert trainer.

  • Understanding Pseudomonas aeruginosa

    Understanding Pseudomonas aeruginosa, its background and history.

  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa ecology

    The ecology of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, proliferation and the role of biofilm.

  • Medical considerations

    Medical aspects of P. aeruginosa, modes of transmission, infection, symptoms and medical treatments.

  • Current guidance & regulatory environment

    A review of the UK’s current regulatory environment, guidance, water safety planning, and management and control procedures dealing with the control of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in health and social care environments, with specific emphasis on augmented care units.

  • Sources of contamination

    Pseudomonas aeruginosa in man-made water systems and the identification of common sources of contamination.

  • Pseudomonas risk assessment

    Identifying Pseudomonas risks, and the Pseudomonas risk assessment process.

  • Pseudomonas control measures

    Developing effective measures to manage and control the growth and proliferation of Pseudomonas in and around water systems to reduce risk and improve patient safety.

  • Water sampling methods for Pseudomonas aeruginosa

    Understanding water sampling methods for Pseudomonas aeruginosa and the differences between sampling for P. aeruginosa and Legionella bacteria.

  • 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 Pseudomonas 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 Pseudomonas 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 pseudomonas training?

This course is suitable for people working in hospitals, care homes, and health and social care environments who have day-to-day responsibility for matters concerning water hygiene, patient safety and infection control including estates and facilities managers, infection prevention and control teams, building services engineers, maintenance staff, and health and safety managers.

What will you learn?

Our Pseudomonas training courses provide an excellent introduction to Pseudomonas aeruginosa and the health risks associated with water system contamination. Delegates will learn about the UK’s regulatory framework, guidance, water safety planning, and management and control procedures dealing with the control of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Delegates will also learn about typical sources of contamination, the Pseudomonas risk assessment process, and practical steps that can be taken to ensure these risks are properly managed to safeguard the health and safety of patients and improve regulatory compliance.

Additionally, delegates will also learn about the correct water sampling methods for Pseudomonas aeruginosa and the differences between sampling for P. aeruginosa and Legionella bacteria.

Pseudomonas training certificate

On the successful completion of our Pseudomonas training course you will receive a formal certificate of achievement from the the water hygiene and pathogen 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?

One day.

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.

Pseudomonas training delivered by experts

Water Treatment Services offer specialist Pseudomonas training courses designed to support organisations and individuals with responsibility for the management and control of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in health and social care settings including hospitals and care homes, with particular emphasis on the management of augmented care facilities.

Delivered by experienced water hygiene and pathogen control experts, our Pseudomonas training courses seek to improve the recognition, management and control of Pseudomonas risks; and to help organisations and individuals improve patient protection and meet their health and safety obligations in this area.

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.

You may also be interested in…

Water Tank Relining
Swimming pool water testing
Expansion vessels and legionella risks
HSE ACOP L8 Download
Being a Duty Holder for Legionella – What Does it Mean?
E.coli water testing for hot tubs and swimming pools
Treating cooling towers to control scale, corrosion & fouling
Controlling legionella in hot and cold water systems
Role of the responsible person for legionella control
Drinking water testing

Further reading…

More information about Pseudomonas aeruginosa … here →

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Legionnaires’ disease: A Health & Safety Perspective from 1991

Legionnaires’ disease: A Health & Safety Perspective from 1991

The following presentation takes a look at Legionnaires’ disease in the UK from a health and safety perspective dating back to 1991. It considers Legionella bacteria and where it is commonly found, how Legionella infection occurs, legionellosis, Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks and common sources of contamination including hot and cold water services and cooling towers.

Read more

Legionella Testing, Water Sampling of Spas & Fountains during Legionnaires' Disease Outbreaks

Legionella Testing & Water Sampling of Spas & Fountains during Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreaks

The following presentation examines Legionella testing and water sampling of spas and fountains during Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks in the USA. The presentation looks at Legionella water sampling of spas, decorative fountains, sprinkler systems, eye wash safety stations, humidifiers and respiratory care equipment; together with the measurement of other water quality parameters. The video featured in this presentation is one by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that gives an introduction to environmental health and engineering measures for Legionnaires’ disease outbreak investigations in the USA.

Read more

How to Sample Cooling Towers for Legionella Bacteria

How to Sample Cooling Towers for Legionella during Legionnaires Outbreaks

The following presentation explains how to sample cooling towers for Legionella during Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks in the USA. The presentation looks at Legionella water sampling of cooling towers, how to take biofilm swabs, the measurement of other water quality parameters, and selection of typical sampling sites. The video featured here is one published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gives an introduction to environmental health and engineering measures for Legionnaires’ disease outbreak investigations in the USA.

Read more

Sampling Potable Water for Legionella Bacteria: Legionnaires Disease Outbreaks

Sampling Potable Water for Legionella Bacteria – Legionnaires Disease Outbreaks

The following presentation looks at sampling potable water for Legionella bacteria during Legionnaires disease outbreaks in the USA. It discusses Legionella water sampling of showers and hot water outlets, together with the measurement of other water quality parameters (temperature, pH, chlorine residual), and the selection of typical sampling sites. The video featured in this article is from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gives an introduction to environmental health and engineering measures for legionellosis outbreak investigations in the USA.

Read more

Legionella Testing and Water Sampling: Legionnaires Outbreak Investigations

Legionella Testing & Sampling During Legionnaires’ Outbreak Investigations

The following presentation looks at Legionella testing and water sampling and how to make a sampling plan for Legionnaires’ outbreak investigations in the USA. The presentation uses the example of a legionellosis outbreak at a hotel to demonstrate how to develop a clear and well organised water sampling plan which will help minimise the cost of testing as well maximising your ability to make good recommendations once test results are available. The video, the third in a series published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gives an introduction to environmental health and engineering measures for legionellosis outbreak investigations in the USA.

Read more

Legionellosis Outbreaks: Interpreting an Environmental Assessment

Legionellosis Outbreaks – Interpreting an Environmental Assessment

The following presentation explores legionellosis outbreaks in the USA and what to look for when conducting and interpreting an environmental assessment, including evaluation of water sources, methods of disinfection, premise plumbing, cooling towers, spas and ornamental water features. The video, the second in a series published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gives an introduction to environmental health and engineering measures for legionellosis outbreak investigations in the USA.

Read more

Legionella responsible person and duty holder training courses

Legionella Responsible Person Training & Duty Holder Courses

Legionella Responsible Person & Duty Holder Training Courses

Legionella responsible person training

Specialist Legionella training courses delivered by experts.

This intensive two day Legionella responsible person training course has been developed by the water safety 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 the disease 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 and when 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.

The training course dates and venue details given below are for our 2018 public courses held in Glasgow, Central London and Manchester. Other course venues and dates are available.

 

Course

Dates

Venue

Book

Legionella Awareness21 AugustGlasgowcontact
Responsible Person21-22 AugustGlasgowcontact
Responsible Person with Cooling Towers21-23 AugustGlasgowcontact
Legionella Awareness28 AugustManchestercontact
Responsible Person28-29 AugustManchestercontact
Responsible Person with Cooling Towers28-30 AugustManchestercontact
Legionella Awareness4 SeptemberLondoncontact
Responsible Person4-5 SeptemberLondoncontact
Responsible Person with Cooling Towers4-6 SeptemberLondoncontact
Legionella Awareness13 NovemberGlasgowcontact
Responsible Person13-14 NovemberGlasgowcontact
Responsible Person with Cooling Towers13-15 NovemberGlasgowcontact
Legionella Awareness20 NovemberManchestercontact
Responsible Person20-21 NovemberManchestercontact
Responsible Person with Cooling Towers20-22 NovemberManchestercontact
Legionella Awareness27 NovemberLondoncontact
Responsible Person27-28 NovemberLondoncontact
Responsible Person with Cooling Towers27-29 NovemberLondoncontact

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.

You may also be interested in…

Water Tank Relining
Swimming pool water testing
Expansion vessels and legionella risks
HSE ACOP L8 Download
Being a Duty Holder for Legionella – What Does it Mean?
E.coli water testing for hot tubs and swimming pools
Treating cooling towers to control scale, corrosion & fouling
Controlling legionella in hot and cold water systems
Role of the responsible person for legionella control
Drinking water testing

Further reading…

More information about Legionnaires’ disease and Legionella bacteria … learn more here

Legionnaires’ disease: A Health & Safety Perspective from 1991

Legionnaires’ disease: A Health & Safety Perspective from 1991

The following presentation takes a look at Legionnaires’ disease in the UK from a health and safety perspective dating back to 1991. It considers Legionella bacteria and where it is commonly found, how Legionella infection occurs, legionellosis, Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks and common sources of contamination including hot and cold water services and cooling towers.

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Legionella Testing, Water Sampling of Spas & Fountains during Legionnaires' Disease Outbreaks

Legionella Testing & Water Sampling of Spas & Fountains during Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreaks

The following presentation examines Legionella testing and water sampling of spas and fountains during Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks in the USA. The presentation looks at Legionella water sampling of spas, decorative fountains, sprinkler systems, eye wash safety stations, humidifiers and respiratory care equipment; together with the measurement of other water quality parameters. The video featured in this presentation is one by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that gives an introduction to environmental health and engineering measures for Legionnaires’ disease outbreak investigations in the USA.

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How to Sample Cooling Towers for Legionella Bacteria

How to Sample Cooling Towers for Legionella during Legionnaires Outbreaks

The following presentation explains how to sample cooling towers for Legionella during Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks in the USA. The presentation looks at Legionella water sampling of cooling towers, how to take biofilm swabs, the measurement of other water quality parameters, and selection of typical sampling sites. The video featured here is one published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gives an introduction to environmental health and engineering measures for Legionnaires’ disease outbreak investigations in the USA.

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Sampling Potable Water for Legionella Bacteria: Legionnaires Disease Outbreaks

Sampling Potable Water for Legionella Bacteria – Legionnaires Disease Outbreaks

The following presentation looks at sampling potable water for Legionella bacteria during Legionnaires disease outbreaks in the USA. It discusses Legionella water sampling of showers and hot water outlets, together with the measurement of other water quality parameters (temperature, pH, chlorine residual), and the selection of typical sampling sites. The video featured in this article is from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gives an introduction to environmental health and engineering measures for legionellosis outbreak investigations in the USA.

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Legionella Testing and Water Sampling: Legionnaires Outbreak Investigations

Legionella Testing & Sampling During Legionnaires’ Outbreak Investigations

The following presentation looks at Legionella testing and water sampling and how to make a sampling plan for Legionnaires’ outbreak investigations in the USA. The presentation uses the example of a legionellosis outbreak at a hotel to demonstrate how to develop a clear and well organised water sampling plan which will help minimise the cost of testing as well maximising your ability to make good recommendations once test results are available. The video, the third in a series published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gives an introduction to environmental health and engineering measures for legionellosis outbreak investigations in the USA.

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Legionellosis Outbreaks: Interpreting an Environmental Assessment

Legionellosis Outbreaks – Interpreting an Environmental Assessment

The following presentation explores legionellosis outbreaks in the USA and what to look for when conducting and interpreting an environmental assessment, including evaluation of water sources, methods of disinfection, premise plumbing, cooling towers, spas and ornamental water features. The video, the second in a series published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gives an introduction to environmental health and engineering measures for legionellosis outbreak investigations in the USA.

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Legionella responsible person and duty holder training courses

Legionella Responsible Person Training & Duty Holder Courses

Legionella Responsible Person & Duty Holder Training Courses

Legionella responsible person training

Specialist Legionella training courses delivered by experts.

This intensive two day Legionella responsible person training course has been developed by the water safety 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 the disease 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 and when 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.

The training course dates and venue details given below are for our 2018 public courses held in Glasgow, Central London and Manchester. Other course venues and dates are available.

 

Course

Dates

Venue

Book

Legionella Awareness21 AugustGlasgowcontact
Responsible Person21-22 AugustGlasgowcontact
Responsible Person with Cooling Towers21-23 AugustGlasgowcontact
Legionella Awareness28 AugustManchestercontact
Responsible Person28-29 AugustManchestercontact
Responsible Person with Cooling Towers28-30 AugustManchestercontact
Legionella Awareness4 SeptemberLondoncontact
Responsible Person4-5 SeptemberLondoncontact
Responsible Person with Cooling Towers4-6 SeptemberLondoncontact
Legionella Awareness13 NovemberGlasgowcontact
Responsible Person13-14 NovemberGlasgowcontact
Responsible Person with Cooling Towers13-15 NovemberGlasgowcontact
Legionella Awareness20 NovemberManchestercontact
Responsible Person20-21 NovemberManchestercontact
Responsible Person with Cooling Towers20-22 NovemberManchestercontact
Legionella Awareness27 NovemberLondoncontact
Responsible Person27-28 NovemberLondoncontact
Responsible Person with Cooling Towers27-29 NovemberLondoncontact

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.

You may also be interested in…

Water Tank Relining
Swimming pool water testing
Expansion vessels and legionella risks
HSE ACOP L8 Download
Being a Duty Holder for Legionella – What Does it Mean?
E.coli water testing for hot tubs and swimming pools
Treating cooling towers to control scale, corrosion & fouling
Controlling legionella in hot and cold water systems
Role of the responsible person for legionella control
Drinking water testing

Further reading…

More information about Legionnaires’ disease and Legionella bacteria … learn more here

Pseudomonas Training Courses

Pseudomonas Training Courses

Pseudomonas Training Courses

Pseudomonas training courses

Practical Pseudomonas aeruginosa training courses delivered by experts.

This detailed one day Pseudomonas training course has been developed by the water hygiene and pathogen control experts at Water Treatment Services and is designed to support organisations and individuals with responsibility for the management and control of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in health and social care settings, with particular emphasis on the management of augmented care facilities.

Our Pseudomonas training courses offer an excellent opportunity to review the Pseudomonas aeruginosa organism, what issues arise from contamination and how it can be managed and controlled effectively in hospitals, health and social care environments. The course covers the ecology of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, its background and history, medical considerations, latest guidance and the current regulatory environment; plus risk management and practical measures that can be implemented to control its growth and proliferation in water systems to improve patient safety and compliance with the law.

Pseudomonas training course content

Our Pseudomonas training courses cover the following essential subjects to ensure delegates develop the skills and practical knowledge required to fulfil their specific health and safety management responsibilities with confidence:

  • Introduction

    General introduction to the course and expert trainer.

  • Understanding Pseudomonas aeruginosa

    Understanding Pseudomonas aeruginosa, its background and history.

  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa ecology

    The ecology of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, proliferation and the role of biofilm.

  • Medical considerations

    Medical aspects of P. aeruginosa, modes of transmission, infection, symptoms and medical treatments.

  • Current guidance & regulatory environment

    A review of the UK’s current regulatory environment, guidance, water safety planning, and management and control procedures dealing with the control of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in health and social care environments, with specific emphasis on augmented care units.

  • Sources of contamination

    Pseudomonas aeruginosa in man-made water systems and the identification of common sources of contamination.

  • Pseudomonas risk assessment

    Identifying Pseudomonas risks, and the Pseudomonas risk assessment process.

  • Pseudomonas control measures

    Developing effective measures to manage and control the growth and proliferation of Pseudomonas in and around water systems to reduce risk and improve patient safety.

  • Water sampling methods for Pseudomonas aeruginosa

    Understanding water sampling methods for Pseudomonas aeruginosa and the differences between sampling for P. aeruginosa and Legionella bacteria.

  • 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 Pseudomonas 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 Pseudomonas 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 pseudomonas training?

This course is suitable for people working in hospitals, care homes, and health and social care environments who have day-to-day responsibility for matters concerning water hygiene, patient safety and infection control including estates and facilities managers, infection prevention and control teams, building services engineers, maintenance staff, and health and safety managers.

What will you learn?

Our Pseudomonas training courses provide an excellent introduction to Pseudomonas aeruginosa and the health risks associated with water system contamination. Delegates will learn about the UK’s regulatory framework, guidance, water safety planning, and management and control procedures dealing with the control of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Delegates will also learn about typical sources of contamination, the Pseudomonas risk assessment process, and practical steps that can be taken to ensure these risks are properly managed to safeguard the health and safety of patients and improve regulatory compliance.

Additionally, delegates will also learn about the correct water sampling methods for Pseudomonas aeruginosa and the differences between sampling for P. aeruginosa and Legionella bacteria.

Pseudomonas training certificate

On the successful completion of our Pseudomonas training course you will receive a formal certificate of achievement from the the water hygiene and pathogen 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?

One day.

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.

Pseudomonas training delivered by experts

Water Treatment Services offer specialist Pseudomonas training courses designed to support organisations and individuals with responsibility for the management and control of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in health and social care settings including hospitals and care homes, with particular emphasis on the management of augmented care facilities.

Delivered by experienced water hygiene and pathogen control experts, our Pseudomonas training courses seek to improve the recognition, management and control of Pseudomonas risks; and to help organisations and individuals improve patient protection and meet their health and safety obligations in this area.

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.

You may also be interested in…

Water Tank Relining
Swimming pool water testing
Expansion vessels and legionella risks
HSE ACOP L8 Download
Being a Duty Holder for Legionella – What Does it Mean?
E.coli water testing for hot tubs and swimming pools
Treating cooling towers to control scale, corrosion & fouling
Controlling legionella in hot and cold water systems
Role of the responsible person for legionella control
Drinking water testing

Further reading…

More information about Pseudomonas aeruginosa … here →