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Document ID (ISN)102132
CIS number 03-1438
ISBN(s) 0-7176-2198-7
Year 2003
Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive
Title Control of legionella bacteria in water systems: Audit checklists
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, May 2003. 19p. Price: GBP 4.25.
Abstract This document provides checklists designed to help the responsible person in an enterprise audit the arrangements in place to control legionella bacteria in water systems in the premises. Three checklists are presented: one for the auditing of the risk assessment process and two for the auditing of the system itself (cooling towers and hot and cold water services).
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; bacterial diseases; legionellosis; safety audits; water heaters; ventilation systems; air conditioning; cooling systems
Descriptors (secondary) biocides; pathogenic bacteria; cooling towers; safety guides; hazard evaluation; design of equipment; check lists; maintenance
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Compressed gases and pressure vessels
Safety supervision
Heating and air conditioning