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Legionnaires' disease. The control of legionella bacteria in water systems

Approved Code of Practice and guidance

Legionnaires' disease. The control of legionella bacteria in water systems. Approved Code of Practice and guidance
Date of publication:
2013
ISBN:
9780717666157
Series code:
L8 (Fourth edition)
Price:
£15.00
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This book is aimed at dutyholders, including employers, those in control of premises and those with health and safety responsibilities for others, to help them comply with their legal duties in relation to legionella. 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 to be responsible for others.

This fourth edition of the ACOP and guidance on regulations contains revisions to simplify and clarify the text. The main changes are removing Part 2, the technical guidance, which is published separately in HSG274, and giving the following issues ACOP status:

Updated: 2013-11-27