Legionella Risk Assessment – Residential and Commercial
The Risk Assessment
We report on the condition of Hot and Cold Water system including cold water storage tanks, water systems, calorifiers and hot water cylinders.
Schedule of water outlets and measured temperatures.
Legionella risk assessment carried out in accordance with ACoP L8 (Approved Code of Practice and Guidance L8)
We provide a comprehensive recommendations report with assistance thereafter.
Sam is a competent and qualified legionella risk assessor accredited by both the LRA and WMSoC.
Landlords, under Section 53 of HSWA are regarded as being self-employed and tenants fall into the class of “other persons (not being his employees)”. If you rent out a property, you have legal responsibilities to ensure you conduct your undertaking in such a way that your tenant(s) are not exposed to health and safety risks.
Under general health and safety law, as a landlord you have health and safety duties and need to take suitable precautions to prevent or control the risk of exposure to legionella. An L8 ACoP compliant report is required by commercial properties to be compliant with Health and safety
Having a risk assessment is your responsibility and will help you to establish any potential risks and implement measures to either eliminate or control risks.
To order a Legionella Risk Assessment please call me direct on 07411 253446.
- I will visit your property at a time that is convenient to you, normally within 48 hours and carry out the risk assessment which on an average domestic property will take approx 30 minutes. I will produce your report within 48 hours and email it to your letting agent (if applicable) and to yourself. The price for a legionella risk assessment is £50.
- Duties under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HSWA) extend to risks from legionella bacteria, which may arise from work activities. The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations (MHSWR) provide a broad framework for controlling health and safety at work. More specifically, the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH) provide a framework of actions designed to assess, prevent or control the risk from bacteria like Legionella and take suitable precautions.
- Pricing and time taken to complete a commercial legionella risk assessment varies with type, size and complexity of hot/cold water systems. I will produce a comprehensive written legionella risk assessment with appropriate recommendations. Plse call Sam directly to obtain a quote.