Find out more about Legionella Compliance in the UK
Are you avoiding your Legionella Compliance?
As your trusted partner in ensuring Legionella compliance, Albion Water Treatment supports commercial facilities across the UK.
Albion Water Treatment can help you protect your employees, customers and reputation by addressing the critical issue of Legionella contamination in your water tanks and wider facilities. Find out more about staying compliant with UK laws and regulations.
Don’t put off your legionella compliance. Schedule a consultation with Albion Water Treatment and our experts will assess your facility’s specific needs and develop a tailored plan to control and prevent the presence of Legionella bacteria whilst guiding you through the compliance process.
What is Legionella and Legionnaires disease?
Legionella is a natural bacteria often found in freshwater environments including lakes and rivers. This bacteria becomes a significant concern however, when it contaminates man-made water systems such as cooling towers, hot water tanks and plumbing systems. When the bacteria is left untreated and is able to multiply to dangerous levels, they can be inhaled or consumed, leading to Legionnaires Disease.
Legionnaires disease is a potentially life-threatening respiratory illness. Symptoms of Legionnaires Disease include:
- High Fever
- Dry or productive cough (this can be accompanied by mucus or blood
- Shortness of breath
- Muscle and body aches (similar to the flu)
- Frequent and severe headaches
- Shivering or feeling unusually cold
- Extreme tiredness or weakness
If you believe you have been exposed to Legionella bacteria or think you may have Legionnaires disease, its important to act swiftly, not only to treat the disease but to prevent an outbreak from happening in a commercial facility where larger populations could be at risk.
Understanding Legionella Compliance in the UK
Regulations and laws have been put in place in the UK to control the risk of Legionella contamination. These regulations and laws apply to industries including healthcare, hospitality and manufacturing as well as others. Albion Water Treatment supports your company to meet essential Legionella compliance, protect others and keep you within the law.
Ensuring your Legionella Compliance
The below steps are key aspects to consider when meeting your compliance and regulations:
Risk assessments – conducting a thorough risk assessment will help to identify any potential sources of Legionella contamination in your water systems.
Water treatment – Effective water treatment strategies should be implemented to control and prevent bacteria growth.
Record keeping – maintaining detailed records of water treatment alongside monitoring activities are required under UK regulations.
Regular monitoring – Continuously monitoring water systems will help to detect any deviations so you can take corrective actions promptly.
Choosing Albion Water Treatment for your Legionella Compliance
Albion Water Treatment understands the important of Legionella compliance in your facility. By offering tailed water treatment solutions and services, we help you meet and exceed UK regulations. Our team of qualified experts are dedicated to safeguarding your facility against contamination, ensuring the safety of your staff, customers and visitors.
With years of experience in water treatment, we have a thorough understanding of Legionella and UK compliance. Our team will support you by designing customised solutions that address the specific needs and risks of your business. Albion Water Treatment only uses the latest technology and equipment to carry out testing and maintenance of your water systems. We also support you by providing meticulous record-keeping and monitoring. Partnering with Albion Water Treatment offers you peace of mind, knowing you have taken the right steps to protect those engaging with your business.
Legionella compliance is not just a legal requirement; it’s a paramount step within your health and safety policy and procedure. Albion Water Treatment is your trusted solution to protect all within your commercial facility, as well as maintaining your compliance with UK regulations.
With our expertise and tailored solutions, we make your Legionella compliance simple and effective. Protect your business, reputation and those who rely on you by contacting Albion Water Treatment today.
Albion Water Treatment Ltd provide the following services:
Installation • Refurbishment • Servicing • Disinfection of Water Systems • Chemical cleans of Boilers, Closed Systems and Cooling Towers.
Please call to arrange a meeting and free survey so that we may discuss and explore practical solutions to your existing system requirements.
Compliance management, and risk assessment cleaning and disinfection to ensure compliance with ACOP HSG274. From healthcare to hospitality we’ll help ensure your water systems are compliant with legionella legislation.