Understand legionnaires diseasebacteria and how outbreaks can be avoided with maintenance of hot and coldwatersystems in commercial environments such as an office as well as industrial environments with cooling towers.
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This legionella awareness course is designed for those involved in the management of legionella including the maintenance activities. The course looks at the history of the organism to provide an understanding of how and when an outbreak can occur, and the impact that this might have on people including workers, contractors and the public, amongst others.
Understand how legionella is transmitted, which environments the bacteria thrives in and how to effectively treat it.
2. Types of Risk Systems
Understand the systems at risk of spreading legionella and the measures that can help to prevent the spread of bacteria.
3. Legislation, Guidance & Risk Assessment
Learn about the various types of legislation that specifically apply where there may be a foreseeable risk of legionella.
4. Cleaning and System Housekeeping
Understand why it is important to carefully manage cleanliness on a regular basis to prevent legionella.
5. Record Keeping
Understand how to manage of water systems properly by recording and monitoring data in a log book.
Legionella Awareness Certificate
All trainees receive a globally recognized & subject informative Certificate of Completion as proof of successfully completing the training. Certificates are permanently stored in your account, always accessible online, and downloadable in PDF format too.
Legionella Awareness Course
The course looks at common sources of the bacteria, and explains how legionella bacteria can grow (including growth within biofilm), and the methods of control which might be used to control the bacteria (including the temperature ranges to avoid). Vulnerable individuals are also identified, as the risk of contraction of the disease increases with age, but some groups of people are at a higher risk. This safety management training course, provided by Bedfordshire Chamber Training based in Luton & Bedfordshire, is accessible at anytime online from an internet connected device at work and at home, such as a computer, tablet or smart phone.
This 30 minute course looks at types of equipment and other risk systems such as spa pools or vehicle washers, by giving a detailed understanding of how the different types of cooling systems work, including the use of drift eliminators and water treatment. Hot and Cold water storage tanks are reviewed and the methods by which risk can be controlled within these tanks, by effective design. Cleaning and housekeeping methods which are used to maintain a safe system are also identified. Legislation is discussed, including the most recent changes to L8. The course also focuses on the requirements for, and key elements of, risk assessment and record keeping.
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