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Category: Legionnaires’ Disease

NASHiCS – National Health & Safety Conference for Social Care -“The Fair Way to a Safer Way” – 12-13 Sept 2017, Northamptonshire

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Organised by the National Association for Safety and Health in Care Services, speakers for this event include Alan Craddock, Head of Public Services HSE, UNISON, Universities of York, Sheffield the CQC and a range of technical experts.

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New addition to Legionnaires’ FAQ page

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

New addition to the Legionnaires’ disease frequently asked questions page covering HSE’s current position on quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) in the management of legionella risks

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Water Management Society two-day conference – Birmingham, 28-29 June 2016

Friday, June 3, 2016

This informative stakeholder event will combine presentations with interactive workshops and will reveal intriguing insights into various water management disciplines. There will be up-to-date information on current and new government guidance and an opportunity to meet with speakers.

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The control of legionella in dry/wet cooling systems

Thursday, January 28, 2016

In recent years there has been increasing use of dry/wet cooling systems. This new webpage will help dutyholders, which includes employers, those in control of premises and those with health and safety responsibilities for others, to comply with their legal duties and gives practical guidance on how to assess and control the risks.

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Council sentenced after legionella death at care home

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Reading Borough Council (RBC) has been fined following the death of a pensioner who died from exposure to legionella.

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Coatings firm in court for legionella failings

Friday, August 28, 2015

An international engineering firm, which refurbishes turbine blades, has been fined for failing to manage the risk to public and employees to potentially fatal legionella bacteria. 

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Company fined for safety failings leading to risk of Legionella

Thursday, August 27, 2015

A steel coating company has been fined for failing to manage the risks from legionella bacteria at two cooling towers over a period of five years. 

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Hospital trust fined for legionella control failings

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been fined£50,000 for failing to control legionella.

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