This site provides information on Legionella and how to control risks from exposure to Legionella from manmade water systems.
It will help employers and those with responsibility for the control of premises understand what their duties are and how to comply with health and safety law.
HSE and the Legionella Control Association (LCA) are running a series of dutyholder events early 2014 in Newcastle, London and the Midlands.
Updated 17 October 2013 - For users and suppliers of water treatment systems that use elemental copper for legionella control ie copper ionisation systems - it is important to read the updated information relating to the application for essential use derogation.
There may be a risk of exposure to Legionella if your workplace or premises has one of the following:
As an employer, or someone responsible for the control of premises e.g. a landlord.you should ensure you do the following: