‘Legionella’ What are my duties under the law?

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What are my duties under the law? Under general health and safety law, you have to consider the risks from legionella that may affect your staff or members of the public and take suitable precautions. As an employer or a person in control of the premises (eg a landlord), you must: ■ identify and assess Read more…


Legionella at Northampton Racecourse changing room

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The bacteria responsible for Legionnaires’ disease has been found in changing rooms at Northampton Racecourse, it has been revealed. The changing room was closed on the afternoon of Wednesday 27 January, after routine sampling found the presence of Legionella bacteria. Northampton Borough Council took action to thoroughly disinfect the water supply and showers in the Read more…