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BSI Release New British Standard for Water Safety Planning

BSI has released a new British Standard for Water Safety Planning; BS 8680:2020.   The standard can be purchased here: https://shop.bsigroup.com/ProductDetail?pid=000000000030364472  This standard may be of specific use to LCA members who work with or develop water safety plans and general use for all interested in a holistic approach to water safety. The LCA supports the launch of this new British Standard and the launch Webinar in July.  Please

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HSE Bulletin - Legionella Risks During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Please follow this link to see the HSE’s guidance on Legionella Risks During the Coronavirus Outbreak.  This information is on the HSE’s Website under COVID19 Latest Information and Advice.  The HSE advice signposts guidance from the LCA.

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Updated and revised LCA Guidance for Members Reopening Buildings version 2.

15th May 2020 The LCA has updated our recently issued guidance. Click here to download this guidance which supersedes the document from 13 May 2020.    Please replace any locally held copies of the document from 13 May 2020 with this version 2, 15 May 2020, Guidance for Members on the Risk Assessment and Recommissioning Process for Hot and Cold Water Systems. This document is intended for LCA members to assist them in the process of risk assessment but it is not intended to replace t

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Management of waterborne pathogens in dental care during the COVID-19 pandemic

14th April 2020 Click here to download guidance Who is this guidance aimed at? This guidance is aimed at independent primary care dental providers as well as those in primary care GP practices. Particular attention should be given to the control of water borne pathogens in dental unit water lines and related equipment. These guidelines have been developed by the following experts including: Dr Jimmy Walker (UK, ESGLI), Mary Henderson (UK), Elise Maynard (Water Managem

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ESGLI Guidance Sheets

14th April 2020 The European Study Group for Legionella Infections - ESGLI, has drafted some excellent specific guidance for managing legionella in specific settings.  These are aimed at building operators in three sectors: Hospitals, Nursing/Care homes and other buildings. ESGLI Guidance for m

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