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  1. Potable Water Quality test kit

    Potable Water Quality Test Kit

    £25.00

    Potable Water Quality test kit

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  2. legionella testing kit for showers

    Legionella test on Showers

    £44.50

    Test Kit for Laboratory analysis of water sample from Showers for legionella bacteria

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  3. Legionella Test on Water Heaters & Calorifiers

    Legionella Test on Water Heaters & Calorifiers

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    Test Kit for Laboratory analysis of water sample from Water Heaters & Calorifiers for legionella bacteria 

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  4. Potable Water Quality Test on CWS Tanks

    Potable Water Quality Test on CWS Tanks

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    Cold Water Storage Tank Potable Water Quality Test Kit. A Laboratory analysis of stored cold water in a CWS tank to check it is fit to drink

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  5. Showerhead Plus

    Showerhead Plus

    £79.92

    Showerhead plus descales and disinfects at the same time. Proven to kill legionella bacteria.

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LEGIONELLA TESTING – SPORTS FIELDS

Legionella test kits for Sports Fields

Legionella test kits for Sports Fields

Danger Areas

Changing facilities on sports fields, particularly showers, may only be used at weekends. Electric showers have a lower risk so long as they are descaled and disinfected regularly, whereas, showers fed from a stored hot water supply usually pose a much higher risk.

This risk increases further if the hot water source is only turned on a hour or two before the showers are needed especially if the water does not attain 60°C in the storage vessel.

Procedures should be followed which ensures a safe water supply, even if this means changing the type of showers used. In the meantime, AquaCert can provide an inexpensive method of monitoring for legionella in the water to ensure any existing bacteria do not go undetected.

LAW

  • Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1999
  • Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
     

RELEVANT DOCUMENTS

HSG274 Legionnaires’ disease: Technical guidance:-

  • Part 2: The control of legionella bacteria in hot & cold water systems

HSE- Legionnaires’ disease A guide for employers

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