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Legionella Awareness Training

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) often highlights a lack of competency amongst staff or insufficient Legionella training as contributing to individual & management failures in preventing and controlling Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks.

HBI deliver high-quality Legionella Awareness Training in the classroom setting that can be hosted at a client’s premises or our own offices.

The half-day training is suitable for a wide range of individuals who may be involved in day-to-day Legionella control including:

  • Duty Holders
  • Responsible Persons & Deputies
  • Estates and Facilities Officers
  • Buildings Managers
  • Engineers and Maintenance Personnel
  • Plumbers

Our standard courses are designed around the key learning areas of the HSE Approved Code of Practice L8 (2013) and Guidance documents HSG 274 (Part 2).

A typical course outline for Legionella Awareness Training (for Hot & Cold Water Systems) is shown below:

  • What is Legionnaires’ Disease
  • Introduction to Legionella Bacteria
  • Legionella Growth Factors
  • Legislation & Guidance (AcoP L8 & HSG274)
  • Hot & Cold Water Risk Systems
  • Introduction to Legionella Risk Assessment
  • Case Study: Barrow-in-Furness Outbreak
  • Written Schemes of Control
  • Monitoring & Logbooks

HBI are also able to offer training solutions to organizations operating Evaporative Cooling Systems & Cooling Towers as well as providing refresher training and bespoke training options.

Please contact us if you would like to find out more about our Legionella Awareness Training Services.