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LCA COVID Update Press Release

14th January 2021 Ongoing work During COVID-19  As of January 2021 the majority of the country has returned to a strict lockdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Some workplaces that had reopened have now closed again and many of the empty building challenges for legionella control seen since March 2020 are ongoing.   The LCA has published several guidance documents for our Members regarding their legionella control work under these challenging circumstances.  This guidance is still available and may still

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Estates and Facilities Alert - RWC TMV3 audit failure

Issued: 08 December 2020 Summary NSF has informed NHSE and I that the RWC 15mm Easifit tee type valve has failed some of the audit performance tests from HTM 04-01-part A:The failures identified during audit testing (changing water supply pressure and stability at reduced flowrate) in that there are two instances where the mixed water temperature is recorded as being 3.4°C above the maximum permitted value for shower outlets with the test value recorded as being 45.4°C.  

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Estates and Facilities Alert RWC TMV3 audit failure

8th December 2020 RWC TMV3 audit failure. Please refer to the LCA Members Area to view the NHS Alert.  

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BACS. Use of Hydrogen Peroxide in Drinking Water Disinfection.

BACS (British Association of Chemical Specialities) The use of Hydrogen Peroxide in Drinking Water Disinfection information note   Hydrogen peroxide is approved under the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) as an active substance for use in biocidal products for drinking water disinfection. The approval, as is the case when any active substance is approved under the BPR, triggered the requirement for the use of such biocidal products to be supported by applications, accompanied by product dossiers, for their authorisation. Under the BPR

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LCA Webinars - CPD opportunity

The Legionella Control Association (LCA) are holding a series of webinars to introduce new and current members to the revised Service Standards by which all LCA members will be expected to comply with. Attendance at the live webinars will earn each attendee a CPD certificate awarding one CPD point. For further information regarding our webinars please refer to our events web page here or contact us on 01827 269 063.

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