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Tue 4 Feb 2020
09:30 - 13:30

Venue: Greenwich House, Lima Room

Provided by: Occupational Health and Safety Service


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Legionella Awareness Training (TG2)

Tue 4 Feb 2020

Description

This is a City and Guilds accredited course which will provide delegates with a basic understanding of legionella awareness, the risks and the legal requirements under the Approved Code of Practice Legionnaires' disease. The control of legionella bacteria in water systems 2013.

Target audience

University departmental staff only - Those who undertake activities on systems containing water.

  • Further details regarding OHSS’ eligibility criteria are available
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 4 Feb 2020   09:30 - 13:30 09:30 - 13:30 Greenwich House, Lima Room map Tetra Consulting Ltd
Topics covered
  • The nature of bacteria in water systems
  • The risk associated with legionella and associated bacteria
  • The importance of water hygiene management and control
  • The principles of legionella control in hot and cold water systems
  • Risk awareness of other types of water systems
  • The consequences of failing to control legionella and other waterborne bacteria
  • Principles of risk assessment
Objectives

Having attended the course delegates should:

  • Understand the basic legal requirements in order to comply with HSG 274 and Approved Code of Practice(L8)
  • Understand how Water Safety is managed within the University of Cambridge Operational Estate
  • Understand the responsibilities placed upon departments in respect of Water Safety
  • Understand the health hazards and risks relating to legionella and what precautions need to be taken
  • Have an insight into how legionella proliferates
  • Have an understanding of the types of control employed to reduce
Format

Presentations

Notes
  • Delegates will receive a comprehensive training pack.
  • There will be a short multi-choice test at the end of the course. Delegates who successfully complete the training will be issued with a certificate.
Duration

Four hours

Frequency

As required

Theme
Buildings and Construction

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