What is Legionella?
Legionella bacteria can cause three diseases which together are named 'Legionellosis'. Legionella is a type of bacteria found in water which can be when inhaled through tiny droplets of water found in an aerosol or particles which are left after water has evaporated. Three potentially fatal diseases diseases that legionella causes are pontiac fever, lochgoilhead fever and worst of them all, legionnaires' disease which has the same symptoms as pneumonia.
At Forward Plumbing, we individually assess your water systems in your property whether it be your home, a rental property, a nursing home, doctor surgery, an office or a school. This test should be carried out at any premises where water is circulated or stored. The test is completely safe and quick and will ensure you and your cohabitants are completely safe from the three diseases that legionella causes. The findings from the legionella risk assessment in Bexhill will be documented in full accordance with health and safety regulations.
Do I need a Legionella Risk Assessment in my Bexhill property?
It was in 2012 that the Health and Safety Executive made it legal for every property, whether it be residential or commercial to have a current legionella risk assessment. For legionella control measures, If there is an outbreak of legionella and you do not have an up to date test, you may be prosecuted. It is vital that you get the test conducted by a trained professional who has all of the correct insurance and knowledge to carry out the test risk free. All of our staff are trained and experienced, and always comply with approved code of practice.
We are proud to offer fantastic service at affordable prices. Get your commercial property tested from just £195 (+VAT) or your home tested for just £85 (+VAT). It's better to be safe than sorry! Call us today on 01323 302196 or complete the form at the top of this page.