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Legionnaires' disease

Technical guidance

Legionnaires' disease. The control of legionella bacteria in water systems. Approved Code of Practice and guidance
Date of publication:
2014
ISBN:
978 0 7176 6635 5
Series code:
HSG274
Price:
£20.00

This guidance is for dutyholders, which includes employers, those in control of premises and those with health and safety responsibilities for others, to help them comply with their legal duties. These include identifying and assessing sources of risk, preparing a scheme to prevent or control risk, implementing, managing and monitoring precautions, keeping records of precautions and appointing a manager responsible for others.

The guidance gives practical advice on the legal requirements of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 concerning the risk from exposure to legionella and guidance on compliance with the relevant parts of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.

The guidance is in three parts:

Updated: 2014-06-17