Progressive Safety Consultants Ltd

Legionnaires awareness for management of Risk

This is a one day course which is essential for people who are responsible for the management of water systems that can potentially carry the Legionella bacterium. The course is very interactive and will be modified to the clients requirements and will include any policies and procedures that are specific to the client.


Overview of the course

  • Natural history of legionella
  • Health effects & epidemiology
  • Legal context & responsibilities
  • Management of risk
    • Risk assessment
    • Management responsibility
    • Competence
    • Written scheme of work
    • Record keeping


  • Control of legionella in water systems
      • Cooling systems
        • Types of system
        • Management
        • Treatment
        • Monitoring
        • Cleaning & disinfection
      • Hot & cold water services
        • Types of system
        • Management
        • Treatment & control
        • Monitoring
        • Cleaning & disinfection

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