A 2 day training course designed to improve knowledge concerning control of legionella in hot and cold water systems; ideal for learners wishing to get more heavily involved in the subject. This course is heavily focused around the HSE’s technical guidance document HSG 274 Part 2. It aims to increase knowledge and allow more informed decision making concerning multiple factors such as configuration, turnover, temperature control etc.
Learners wishing to attend this course should have some industry experience or have been introduced to the subject matter prior (for example, by undertaking our WS11 course – Legionella Awareness and ACOP L8).
Benefits of attending for the learner
Greater knowledge of multiple factors to adequately control legionella in hot and cold water system:
Learners are able to mix with like-minded individuals and share thoughts on best practice and experiences.
What you will learn
Topics discussed include:
- Medical aspects
- Guidance available
- Smaller hot and cold water systems
- Gravity fed water systems.
- Pressurised systems
- Flow throughput
- Thermal gain
- Heating methods
- Achieving temperature control
- Connection of multiple vessels
- Thermostatic mixing valves
- Dead-ends / Deadlegs
- Monitoring/Inspection/Maintenance regime for hot and cold water systems
- Management pathway
- Risk assessment
- WRAS / Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999
- Record keeping