Invitation to comment - HSG274 Part 2 Hot and cold water systems.
You are invited to comment on the final section of the technical guidance HSG274 Part 2 –
Hot and cold water systems in response to the questions in the attached Annex. This draft
section provides updated and, in some cases, new guidance on:
• technological advancements
• types and application of hot and cold water systems
• large, complex hot and cold water systems
• water treatment and control programmes
• shared premises
• landlords – residential accommodation
• special considerations for healthcare premises
If you wish to respond, please ensure your comments are submitted by 2 March 2014
The latest surveillance data for Legionella cases in Europe carried out by the European Legionnaires’ Disease Surveillance Network (ELDSNet) and coordinated by ECDC are available.
“It is not necessary to change; survival is not mandatory.” -- W. Edwards Deming
During 2012 BS6700 came to pass (replaced by BS8558) and BS8580 came to power now referenced by many as ‘the requirement for Legionella Risk Assessment’. The Legionella Control Association (LCA) service standards came into force and now form part of the 2 yearly audits.
To meet these demands and fulfil some of the suggestions from our users L8MS Risk has, once again, had a few tweaks: -
The provision of risk identification and assessment services related to the risk of exposure to Legionella bacteria from work activities associated with all water systems, risk control and or reduction, and required precautionary measures.