Various laws govern the requirement necessary to complete a Legionella Risk Assessment.
- Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
- Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002(COSHH regulations)
- Approved Code of Practice L8 (Fourth Edition) – Legionnaires’ disease. The control of legionella bacteria in water systems(ACOP)
- Technical Guidance HSG274 – Part 2: The control of legionella bacteria in hot and cold water systems
In order to comply with these regulations its mandatory that regular Legionella risk assessments are carried out by certified LRA. We have a list of specialist Legionella risk assesors on our panel so ensure that your dental practice is compliant with the regulations.