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Technical guidance

We would strongly recommend that you take time to read the leaflet which defines your Legionella obligations, as a duty holder, which you can obtain from the Health and Safety Executive website.

Go to: Legionnaires’ disease – A brief guide for duty holders

Further guidance for duty holders, giving practical advice on the legal requirements of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, the Control of Substances hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 concerning the risk from exposure to legionella and guidance on compliance with the relevant parts of the Management of health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 is in three parts:

Fully compliant L8 legionella awareness training

If you need staff training, we offer Legionella Awareness Training ACOP L8, which is available as a one-day classroom training course. Please contact us for more information.

To understand and help you comply with your legal duties, duty holders should familiarise themselves with the HSE Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) and guidance on regulations:

     HSE Legionella ACOP L8

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