Legionella bacteria is a waterborne pathogen often found in engineered water systems, for instance, in drinking water systems. An improperly maintained water system can lead to a build up of rust, biofilms and other foreign materials within the water, as well as stagnated water. This provides a perfect environment for Legionella bacteria to grow and multiply in water. When these contaminated water droplets are inhaled, Legionnaires’ Disease can be contracted. This is a potentially fatal form of pneumonia and results in approximately 250 deaths, per annum, in the UK.
Cleartech are proud members of the Legionella Control Association (click here to view current LCA membership certificate) and follow their Code of Conduct, and with a highly trained and competent team of City & Guilds qualified L8 Risk Assessors, water treatment engineers and technicians, Cleartech deliver L8 Compliance services to meet clients’ needs, on a national basis.
We carry out all Legionella services in full compliance with HSG 274. Cleartech ensure clients are fully aware of and are in total compliance with all the current Legislation, Codes of Practice & Guidance (outlined below).
The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1999 (COSHH)
Cleartech can deliver L8 Legionella Compliance in a number of ways, either for clients operating single sites and multi-site or complex building stock
Cleartech can deliver L8 Legionella Compliance in a number of ways, either for clients operating single sites and multi-site or complex building stock.
These services include; Legionella risk assessments, water tank cleaning and disinfection, water temperature monitoring, Legionella sampling and full water hygiene monitoring regimes.
Based from our head office in Glasgow, with office’s in London & Newcastle we can visit sites across the whole of the UK and Ireland. Cleartech offer a fully comprehensive range of services to meet with each client’s individual requirements whilst ensuring compliance with current Legislation, Codes of Practice & Guidance.
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