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Legionella Awareness Online

Our Legionella Awareness course enables attendees to gain knowledge of how legionella is found and contracted as well as the control measures that should be in place.
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Legionella pneumophila bacterium, the causative agent of Legionnaire's disease, 3D illustration

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About Legionella Awareness Online

What is Legionella? Where can Legionella bacterium be found? How is Legionella contracted? What types of conditions can increase the risk of Legionella bacterium? What is the mortality rate regarding Legionnaires’ disease? What types of individuals are at risk? What is the chain of events required for Legionnaires’ disease to be contracted? What are some approved codes of practice? What should a risk assessment contain? Whose job is it to review a risk assessment and why is it important? Why are water checks important and when should they be completed? What responsibilities does the duty holder have?
Our Legionella Awareness course will help you to answer the questions above and more.
Legionnaires’ disease is a potentially fatal form of pneumonia with a 5 to 30 perfect fatality rate.

Through our Legionella Awareness course, you will gain an understanding of how to find Legionella. You will learn how Legionnaires’ disease is contracted. You will learn all the different control measures available to reduce the risk of the contraction of Legionnaires’ disease. You will learn what temperature control is and why it is important. You will learn environmental conditions that can increase the risk of Legionella bacterium present. You will also learn high risk individuals to Legionnaires’ disease.

What does this course cover?

  • What Legionnaires’ disease is and how an individual contracts it.
  • Understand the required chain of events for Legionnaires’ disease to be contracted.
  • Be aware of the important of water and temperature checks, when should these checks be completed and to what extent.
  • Recognise who is high risk of contracting Legionnaires’ disease.
  • Interpret the importance of management and training regarding Legionella bacterium.
  • Gain knowledge of the importance of a duty holders’ responsibilities and what those responsibilities are.

Who is our Legionella Awareness Online for?

Our Legionella Awareness course is for anyone who works with or comes across cooling towers, evaporative condensers, hot and cold-water systems, and spa pools. Whatever care or non-care sector you work in this session will provide you with the information.

What will you achieve?

  • Discuss what Legionella pneumophila is and where it can be found.
  • Discuss how Legionnaires’ disease is normally contracted.
  • Recognise environmental conditions that can increase the risk of legionella.
  • Be able to understand the required chain of events for Legionnaires’ disease to be contracted.
  • Demonstrate how a risk assessment should be taken.
  • Develop understanding of the primary method used to control the risk from Legionella and within water temperature control.

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I have been on several training courses run by this company over the last. Each time the trainer have been really good at making the course contact interesting and interactive. This certainly helps me to remember everything. Would recommend them.
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