Legionella Risk Assessments
Landlords & Managing Agents are under a duty to ensure that the risk of exposure to tenants, residents and visitors by Legionella is properly assessed and controlled.
We provide high quality Legionella Risk Assessments for rental properties in and around the Reading area. All of our assessors are well trained and professional.
Areas we cover for Legionealla Risk Assessments:
The following Legislation has changed on the 1st October 2015: http://www.hse.gov.uk/legionnaires/legionella-landlords-responsibilities.htm
FAQs: Legionella Risk Assessment
What Government Legislation require Legionella Risk Assessments?
Health and Safety at work Act 1974
COSHH Control of Substance Hazardous for Health
L8 Legionella approved code of practice
What is legionella disease?
Legionnaires’ disease is a serious lung infection caused by Legionella bacteria. Initial symptoms usually include flu-like symptoms.
What are the chance of catching legionella disease?
During 2011 to 2013, there were 84 deaths from Legionnaires’ disease in England and Wales (including overseas travellers). Most deaths occur in people who are 70 years of age or older. Ref: NHS Website
What is involved in the Legionella Risk Assessment?
Inspection of: Water storage tank (in loft), Hot water tank, Looking for dead leg piping (unused pipework) and Looking for corrosion
Temperatures measurement where possible of: Hot water taps throughout the house, Cold water taps throughout the house, Hot water tank and Water storage tank
What is the cost for a Legionella Risk Assessment? (Prices inclusive of VAT when Applicable)
Studio & 1 bed: £50
2 bed: £55
3 bed: £60
4+ bed: £65
How is our Legionella Risk Assessment service different from other providers?
We offer a high quality service and we do not try to sell you any addition water testing services. All our surveyors are fully trained and insured.
Can have a Legionella Risk Assessment damage the plumbing of the house or showers etc?