HSE RSS feeds » Legionnaires’ Disease http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:27:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 NASHiCS – National Health & Safety Conference for Social Care -“The Fair Way to a Safer Way” – 12-13 Sept 2017, Northamptonshire http://hse.gov.uk/events/nashics.htm http://hse.gov.uk/events/nashics.htm#comments Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:30:44 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57935 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 http://hse.gov.uk/legionnaires/faqs.htm#Testing-monitoring http://hse.gov.uk/legionnaires/faqs.htm#Testing-monitoring#comments Wed, 05 Apr 2017 18:00:16 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57650 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 http://www.hse.gov.uk/legionnaires/events.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/legionnaires/events.htm#comments Fri, 03 Jun 2016 14:45:35 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51811 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 http://www.hse.gov.uk/legionnaires/dry-wet-cooling-systems.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/legionnaires/dry-wet-cooling-systems.htm#comments Thu, 28 Jan 2016 13:30:32 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50794 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 http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/council-sentenced-after-legionella-death-at-care-home/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/council-sentenced-after-legionella-death-at-care-home/#comments Thu, 21 Jan 2016 16:11:47 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/council-sentenced-after-legionella-death-at-care-home/8164 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/21/council-sentenced-after-legionella-death-at-care-home/feed/ 0 Coatings firm in court for legionella failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/coatings-firm-in-court-for-legionella-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/coatings-firm-in-court-for-legionella-failings/#comments Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:45:02 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/coatings-firm-in-court-for-legionella-failings/7112 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/08/28/coatings-firm-in-court-for-legionella-failings/feed/ 0 Company fined for safety failings leading to risk of Legionella http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/company-fined-for-safety-failings-leading-to-risk-of-legionella/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/company-fined-for-safety-failings-leading-to-risk-of-legionella/#comments Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:45:51 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/company-fined-for-safety-failings-leading-to-risk-of-legionella/7104 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/08/27/company-fined-for-safety-failings-leading-to-risk-of-legionella/feed/ 0 Hospital trust fined for legionella control failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/hospital-trust-fined-for-legionella-control-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/hospital-trust-fined-for-legionella-control-failings/#comments Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:45:31 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/hospital-trust-fined-for-legionella-control-failings/6603 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/06/11/hospital-trust-fined-for-legionella-control-failings/feed/ 0