Legionella Documents

Legislative requirements for the control of Legionellosis put the responsibility for compliance clearly with the owner/operator of water systems. Under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations as regards risks from legionellosis, all owners and operators of buildings have a responsibility to ensure that the risk is controlled and kept to an acceptable level.

The HSC’s Approved Code of Practice and Guidance (L8) stresses that whilst the tasks required to be undertaken to control the risk may be contracted to an external specialist, the owner/operator must take all reasonable care to ensure the competence of the service provider to carry out the work on his behalf.

Hygiene Contracts Ltd are an LCA registered and certified company of the LCA and we are audited and assessed to ensure of the LCA Code of Conduct for service providers and the Service standards for the control services that we are registered for. 
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