|Document ID (ISN)||101494|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Approved Code of Practice and Guidance L8
Health and Safety Commission
||Legionnaires' disease - The control of legionella bacteria in water systems
||HSE Books, P.O.Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 3rd ed., 2002. vi, 62p. lllus. 21 ref. Price: GBP 8.00.
||This approved code of practice and guidance replaces two separate documents: the 1995 edition of the code of practice (CIS 95-1523) and the technical guidance HSG70. It also takes into account recent technical developments and alternative strategies for controlling risks of legionellosis and limiting exposure to legionella. Contents: scope and application; identification and assessment of the risk; management responsibilities, training and competence; preventing or controlling the risk of exposure to legionella; record-keeping; responsibilities of manufacturers, importers, suppliers and installers; cooling systems and hot and cold water services (design and construction, management; treatment programmes; monitoring; cleaning and disinfection).
||water supply; United Kingdom; hazard evaluation; legionellosis; cooling systems; bacterial diseases
||occupational hygiene; pathogenic bacteria; cooling towers; infection control; responsibilities; glossary; directive; role of management; water pollution
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Bacterial and parasitic diseases