A comprehensive water treatment company with over 25 years experience in water hygiene, Aquastat Ltd can provide a complete water treatment service which includes the control of Legionnaires? Disease.
Our aim is to guide our clients through all stages of the legislative requirements regarding water systems. These include ACOPL8 for the Control of Legionella, The Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999, and BS6700 - disinfection of new systems and The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
Our client base includes public and private nursing and residential homes, public and private schools, County Councils, Territorial Army Associations, Leisure Centres, Managing Agents, Facilities Management companies and many other.
Risk assessments for the prevention and control of Legionnaires? Disease
The Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) L8 affects a wide variety of organisations, groups and individuals who are directly responsible for the water systems in their premises. Any building that is accessible to the public is included and a risk assessment of that building is a legal requirement.
As an independent organisation we can offer a site-based risk assessment service based on the Health and Safety Executive?s Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) L8 for the control of Legionella bacteria.
Our comprehensive assessments include:
?Areas of concern and required remedial action
?Line drawing of your system
?Photographic evidence of non-conformities
?Water Management Programme
?General recommendations for maintaining a clean system
The ACOP recommends that a risk assessment is carried out and should be updated every 2 years.
Microbiological and chemical analysis:
Water, though vital for life, can also act as the carrier for residues, poisons and various contaminants that can pose a significant risk to health.
All water sources contain naturally-occurring bacteria, the majority of which are harmless to humans. An...