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HPSC National Guidelines for the Control of Legionellosis in Ireland

Health and Safety Executive publishes several important guidelines on a range of important subjects, including the control of Legionella bacteria and Legionnaires’ disease in the workplace. Republic of Ireland’s primary legionella control document, HPSC National Guidelines for the Control of Legionellosis in Ireland provides guidance to understand the legal responsibilities, technical information and references to …

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Everything You Should Know About HSE ACOP L8

Health and Safety Executive provides guidance to understand the legal responsibilities, explanation of specific requirements in the law, technical information and references to further sources of information to help comply with legal duties. Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs) describe preferred or recommended methods that that form an essential framework to support the promotion of regulatory …

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How Water Temperature Affects the Growth of Legionella Bacteria?

Legionnaires’ disease is a severe form of pneumonia which can cause fatal respiratory conditions and in worst cases could lead to death. Under favourable conditions, legionella bacteria can quickly spread in any many-made water system which recirculates water and creates aerosols or tiny water droplets. It is, therefore, imperative to store, maintain, and distribute water …

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