Legionella Risk Assessment Training

Course Name: Legionella Risk Management Principles for Responsible Persons

This Legionella Risk Assessment training course explores risk management arrangements for controlling the spread of legionella bacteria. This programme also explores the associated responsibilities for management and the documentation that they need to be aware of.

Legionnaire’s disease is a pneumonia-like disease that occurs when airborne droplets containing the legionella bacteria are inhaled. Legionella bacteria is present in naturally occurring water. But it is most hazardous when it multiplies in water that is used for domestic purposes, such as air conditioning units or hot tubs.

The Course Includes:

Comprehensive yet concise explanation

Certificate on completion

Simple login & user access

The latest industry best practice

Learning Outcomes:

Understand legionella, legionella risk Assessment, and the duties of responsible persons

Learn how to deal with legionella workplace risk and how to control these risks

Understand risk management strategies and management responsibilities regarding legionella

Gain awareness of the health risks associated with legionella disease

Understand about written control scheme and its requirements

Learn the details of what needs to be in this written control scheme

This training course is approved by:

Legionella Risk Management Principles for Responsible Persons

£150.00 +VAT

Courses Price per Course
1 - 5 £150.00
6 - 10 £125.00
11 - 20 £115.00

About Legionella Risk Assessment Training

This five module course provides duty holders with an in-depth awareness of the risk of Legionella and Legionnaires disease. It explores how the bacteria develops and spreads and what must be done to control it.

Why Is Legionella Risk Assessment Important?

While the occurrence of legionnaire’s disease is uncommon, the effects can be serious and even fatal. It is vital that those responsible for the health and safety of staff and premises are aware of their duties, as well as the measures necessary to prevent its spread.

Course Outline

Five Modules

Approximately 3 hours

The contents of this course include:

  • Introduction to Legionella Disease
  • Legionella Health Risks
  • Symptoms & Diagnosis
  • Who is Susceptible
  • How the Disease Spreads
  • How Legionella Reproduces
  • How Legionella Travels Through Air
  • Controlling the Risk from Legionella
  • Introduction to UK Legislation
  • Legionella Guidance
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Legionella Outbreak
  • Prosecution Case Studies
  • General Design Principles
  • Types of Hot & Cold Water Systems
  • Recirculation & Non-recirculation
  • Gravity Supplied Systems
  • Pressurised Systems
  • Blind-ends & Dead Legs
  • Flushing Low-use Outlets
  • Schematic Drawings
  • Assembling Cold Water Systems
  • Cold Water System Designs
  • Hot Water Systems
  • Combi Boilers
  • Low Volume Storage Heaters
  • Calorifiiers
  • Scalding Risks
  • Operational Requirements
  • Risk Assessment Responsibilities
  • Preparations for Effective Risk Assessment
  • Desktop Appraisal of Documentation
  • Identify the Hazards
  • Decide Who Might be Harmed & How
  • Evaluate Risks
  • Decide on Precautions
  • Record Your Findings & Do It
  • Risk Management Strategies
  • Management Responsibilities
  • Written Legionella Risk Control Scheme
  • Key Risk Control Procedures
  • Documentary Evidence

Why Choose Legionella Risk Assessment Training with Human Focus?

Study any time & in bite-size sessions

Less costly than a classroom training

Discounts on volume purchases

Excellent trainee support

Ensures that employees and employers are aware of risk assessment regarding legionella

Maintain safety of hot and cold water systems

Reduce waterborne diseases in homes and workplaces

Ensure and improve overall health and safety as well as legal compliance

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Legionella Risk Assessment Training Certification

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End of Course Assessment

At the end of the course, users must complete an end of course assessment before earning their certification.

The end of course test is:

  • 100% online
  • Multiple choice

A score of 80% is required to pass the test.

Approved Certification

The downloadable printable certificate approved by IIRSM will be issued instantly on course completion.

What does my certificate include?

The legionella risk Assessment course certificate includes Trainee’s name, Company name, Course name, Date of completion, Expiry date and name of the approval body.

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