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Legionella Control London – The Importance of Appointing a Competent ‘Responsible Person’

A Sydenham hospice has been sentenced after a patient died of Legionnaires’ disease and one of their workers suffered life changing effects after contracting legionnaires disease.


Legionella Control –– Risk Assessments – Cover all the Risks!

With one of the latest cases of Legionnaires disease to hit the news (the tragic death of TV Chef Ross Burden - see below) it reminds us that there are many means of transmitting Legionella bacteria, of which some are often overlooked.

Commonwealth Games Gold

 3C have great pleasure in congratulating three commonwealth Games Gold Medalists from Camberley Judo Club

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Risk of Legionnaires Disease from poorly maintained water systems

Legionnaires Disease – Birthing Pools

Health bosses are warning against using a type of heated birthing pool at home after a baby born in one was infected with Legionnaires' disease.

HSG274 Part 2: The Control of Legionella bacteria in hot and cold water systems

Summary of Key changes to Guidance relating to Hot and Cold Water Systems: Greater detail has bee

Revision of the Approved Code of Practice L8 (ACOP L8)

Health and safety information on managing and controlling legionella bacteria in water systems has been updated and clarified.

Legionella News – Compost Threat

The first substantial research into the presence of Legionella in UK compost has found that the bacteria exist in a significant number of commercial products.

Legionnaires' Disease – A victims account

Delivery driver Allan Bruce, 39, woke up face down on the floor with his smoke-alarm ringing after he lost consciousness while making toast.

Legionnaires' Disease - Renfrew area

A sixth case of Legionnaires' Disease has been identified by health officials in the Renfrew area.

 

Victim of Legionnaires’ Disease calls for answers

John McLaren is believed to have been the first victim in the city of Edinburgh to contract Legionnaires disease in what became a major Legionnaires disease outbreak.

The Control of Legionella bacteria in water systems - Consultative Document (CD258) available to view and Comment on

CD258 – Consultation on Legionnaires' disease: The control of legionella bacteria in water systems (L8) 

This Consultative Document (CD258) sets out proposals from HSE to publish an updated Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) on Legionnaire’s disease: ‘The control of legionella bacteria in water systems’.

Legionella Control - Berkshire

Care home wash-basin was source of Legionella

Legionella Control - Deep clean for West Exe Technology College

Exeter school is undergoing deep cleaning after bacteria that can cause Legionnaires' disease was found in its water system.

Legionella Control - Report links hot tubs to Legionnaires' disease outbreak

Following an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease that killed two men and left another 19 people in hospital last summer

Building owner and sub-contractor in court for safety failings at former Brewery

The owner of a former Burton upon Trent brewery and the sub-contractor on a project to refurbish it have been prosecuted after a catalogue of safety failings was uncovered.

 

Basildon Hospital guilty of legionella protection failures

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has prosecuted Basildon University Hospital under the Health and Safety at Work Act after they admitted failing to protect the public in Essex from the potentially fatal effects of Legionnaire's disease

HSE Website News

 Important Information for users and suppliers of water treatment systems that use elemental copper for legionella control.

Essex Based Hospital To Be Taken To Court Over Legionella Cases

HSE to prosecute Basildon Hospital over failure to protect the public from exposure to legionella bacteria between 2004 and 2010.

Companies urged to do more to protect workers and the public from legionella risks

HSE and local authorities to work in partnership to raise awareness of the risk of legionella in hot and cold systems.

Stoke-on-Trent Legionnaires' Disease outbreak: Second man dies

Two people killed and eighteen hospitalised after legionella outbreak in Stoke-on-Trent.

Legionnaire's Disease Outbreak in Stoke-on-Trent

Seven people, including seven men and one woman aged 40-75, are being treated for Legionnaire's Disease in Stoke-on-Trent.

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) said all seven patients were being treated at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire. 

3C Sponsors London 2012 Judo Olympian

3C Environmental Technology are proud to sponsor Danny Williams as he competes for his country in the Judo at London 2012.

Legionnaires': Health chiefs declare the capital outbreak over

The Legionnaires’ outbreak in Edinburgh has been declared officially over. 

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