Legionella Risk Assessment in Newhaven
What is Legionella?
Legionella is found in water and is a type of bacteria which can be severely dangerous. Legionella can cause three potentially fatal diseases which together are named 'Legionellosis'. The three diseases are 'pontiac fever', 'lochgoilhead fever' and worst of all, 'legionnaires' disease' which causes symptoms of pneumonia. This diseases can be contracted if you inhale legionella bacteria which comes from tiny droplets of water often found in aerosol or particles which are left once water has evaporated.
We can provide a comprehensive assessment of the water in your property, whether it is a home, rental property, a school an office, a doctors surgery or a nursing home. This test must be carried out on any premises where water is stored! This ensures you and your co-habitants or colleagues are fully protected from the three fatal diseases legionella can cause. The entire assessment is documented in accordance with the latest health and safety legislation.
Why do I need a Legionella Risk Assessment?
In 2012 it was made illegal by the Health and Safety Executive for ANY property which stores water to not have an up to date legionella risk assessment. If you do not have a legionella test which is in date, you may be prosecuted if an outbreak occurs on your premises. It is vital that you have this test carried out by a qualified professional who has the correct insurance to carry out the test safely. This is where Forward Plumbing come in! Our team are all trained experts who prioritise current legislation and completing the test professionally, efficiently and safely. Get a legionella test on your commercial property from £195 (+VAT) or your domestic property from just £85 (+VAT). Don't consider not having this important test carried out - contact us today to book yours in on 01323 302196 or complete the form at the top of this page.