Do I Need A Legionella Risk Assessment?
It is a fact that all places of work need a legionella risk assessment, which can help to decide whether the environment is safe for people, in terms of contact with water-based solutions. If your business has any type of water system then it is extremely significant to comprehend and see the risk that is there for Legionella to increase and result in a risk to individuals. It is important for businesses to know about Legionella as unawareness could result in loss of lives, and can get huge fines.
Legionella is a type of bacteria, which causes legionellosis disease. The disease is caused by breathing in water droplets, which comprise living legionella. For this disease to cause infection, the water needs to be of a certain temperature, therefore, only specific equipment and processes can result in this set of conditions. As to cause this disease, the water needs to be in droplets form, air conditioning units and whirlpool have more chances of causing this disease. Seniors, alcoholics, smokers, and people with diabetes and cancer, are at a higher risk of getting this disease. Not only risk to human life, but this disease also poses many financial risks. If the outbreak of this disease takes place in a commercial business, there can be fine worth millions.
Risk for businesses
Businesses need to take steps to avert the situations, which result in legionella to grow and get hazardous. It is up to business owners to make sure the suitable equipment is checked and examined regularly to make sure there is no serious illness or mortalities. Some help from Heating Specialist Buckinghamshire can ensure that your company is free from the risk of Legionellosis. The chief method of regulating the risk is to ensure that the settings are unreceptive to Legionella. It is best to store hot water over 60° and cold water below 20°, which can then kill the bacteria.
Every business should be informed about Legionella. Risks should be accessed, and appropriate action must be taken. If you do not get help and advice from Heating Specialist Buckinghamshire and work on it, you could end up with a vast fine, or worse, severe illness or losses on your hands.
So, it is better that you take services of a company like us at Grand Union and get the risk assessment done to protect your company, your employees, and your future.
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What Our Customers Say
I’ve used Grand Union 3 times and every time the service is excellent and the price very reasonable. Engineers are very good at letting you know what they are doing and there are no hidden charges. They even managed to do a job at short notice. They work tidily and even followed up with a message to check my heating was still ok the following day. Highly recommend
Excellent service from Mitch!
Responsive, courteous and informative.
Work swiftly done too, with clear explanations throughout.
Thanks again, Mitch.
100% will be used again in the future
It’s not very often that you find a quality tradesperson who is reliable, honest, and competitive on his pricing. Mitch has done a number of jobs in our house, including installing a new boiler, water tank and radiators. All to a brilliant standard. I will happily recommend Mitch and Grand Union Plumbing!
I have called Mitch out twice since moving into our new house a month ago. Both times he has managed to fit in an appointment fairly quickly to resolve our issues. He has been professional and friendly, offering advice on other issues that I have seen. I would definitely recommend his services.
We have used Grand Union Plumbing several times as we had a really tricky fault. We found Mitch to be really excellent. Very happy to recommend, 10/10
Called Mitch out on very short notice, extremely reliable and great rates, would highly recommend Grand Union Plumbing and Heating. Also provided advice with other queries aside from the job at hand- with no reluctance. Great service, thank you for your hard work and honesty Mitch.
Definitely recommend these guys. Had a job done by them and they wasted no time to get it done and made sure I was completely happy before any payments. Nowadays companies just want to rush and take your money. Big thumps up
Have used Grand Union twice now. They are very quick to respond to enquiries, reasonably priced, tidy workers and very friendly. I can’t fault them. Definitely my go to guys now for any plumbing needs.
I found Grand Union Plumbing through the Gas Safe Register. I had a boiler service and gas safety certificate. Mitchell was very professional and the prices were very reasonable. I would definitely recommend and use again.
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