|Document ID (ISN)||64768|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Guidance on Regulations L8 (rev.)
Health and Safety Commission
||The prevention or control of legionellosis (including legionnaires' disease) - Approved Code of Practice
||HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1995. iv, 7p. Price: GBP 4.75.
||This Approved Code of Practice gives practical guidance on certain sections of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (CIS 74-2099) and the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1994 (COSHH) (CIS 95-19) as regards risks from legionellosis. It does not address technical aspects of controlling the risk. Contents: definition of legionellosis and sources of the bacteria; identification and assessment of risk; preventing or minimizing the risk of exposure to legionella; management and the selection, training and competence of personnel; record keeping; responsibilities of designers, manufacturers, importers, suppliers and installers. Replaces previous edition (CIS 91-2074).
||occupational hygiene; legionellosis; United Kingdom
||bacterial diseases; infection control; hazard evaluation; responsibilities; replaced; directive; role of management; water pollution
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
||Bacterial and parasitic diseases