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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.  To view the webinars online click here.

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LCA Full Memberships awarded March 2020 to August 2020

The LCA would like to congratulate and welcome the following organisations who have recently been signed off successfully as Full LCA members: M.E.L (Health and Safety) Consultants Limited Safewater IO Ltd Solway Water Management Remote Tech Kurita Compliant Water Solutions Ltd HS Water Hygiene Ltd Aqua Environmental Services Ltd A-Spec Environmental Watertite Heating Ltd Please follow this

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Outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease in the Midlands

16th September 2020 Public Health England (PHE), the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Sandwell Council are investigating three confirmed cases of Legionnaire's disease and six suspected cases in West Bromwich.  Six of the patients are being treated in hospital. Eight of the cases were reported to PHE in the last week with a single case reported in July that has also been linked to the outbreak.  Dr Adrian Philips, consultant in communicable disease control at PHE Midlands Health Protection Team, said: “While we do not currently have a direct

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