BS 8580:2010 Water quality. Risk assessments for Legionella control. Code of practice

BS 8580:2010 Water quality. Risk assessments for Legionella control. Code of practice

This standard gives recommendations and guidance on the assessment of the risk of legionellosis presented by artificial water systems. It is applicable to any undertaking involving a work activity or premises controlled in connection with a trade, business or other undertaking where water is used or stored in circumstances that could cause a reasonably foreseeable risk of exposure to legionellae and contracting legionellosis.

Health & Safety: Legionnaires’ disease policy overview published

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) has published a policy overview of Legionella and legionnaires’ disease. The report ‘Legionella and legionnaires’ disease: a policy overview’ presents the regulatory framework related to Legionella and guidelines for practical application