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UKAS Statement on Detection and enumeration of Legionella in water ; reporting under accreditation

First issued by UKAS 28 November 2017 The United Kingdom Accreditation Services (UKAS) have released a statement on their requirements for UKAS ISO 17025 accredited laboratories in relation to the testing and reporting of Legionella volumes.

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HSE Cooling Tower Intervention Programme RR1118

The LCA would like to draw attention to the recent Health & Safety Executive Cooling Tower Intervention programme that took place between 1stApril 2013 and 31stAugust 2014. The HSE inspections found 33% of sites inspected had material breaches including 12 Prohibition Notices served. The full rep

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Cooling Towers & Evaporative Condensers; What is Notifiable?

First issued in our May 2016 Newsletter The Notification of Cooling Towers and Evaporative Condensers Regulations (NCTEC) requires dutyholders to notify local authorities of cooling towers and evaporative condensers situated on premises under their control. 

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