Commercial Risk Assessments

As an employer, or someone responsible for the control of business premises, a Legionella Risk Assessment is essential if your business operates any kind of water system.

This can include a simple hot and cold water system serving taps, toilers a shower, or even more specialized water systems such as a cooling tower.

Duties under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (HSWA) extends to risks from legionella bacteria that may arise from work activities. Management of Health and Safty at Work Regulations 1999 and Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1999 (COSHH)