Legionella Technical Guidance – PDFs

Water Quality

The following Legionella Technical Guidance links are provided for your convenience.

ACoP L8 – Legionnaires’ disease: The control of legionella bacteria in water systems

HSG274 Part 1 – Guidance: The control of legionella bacteria in evaporative cooling systems

HSG274 Part 2 – Guidance: The control of legionella bacteria in hot and cold water systems

HSG274 Part 3 – Guidance: The control of legionella bacteria in other risk systems

(HSE) – Legionnaires’ Disease: A brief guide for duty holders

HTM 04-01: The control of Legionella, hygiene, “safe” hot water, cold & drinking water systems 

HTM 04-01: Addendum Pseudomonas aeruginosa – Advice for augmented care units

HTM 01-05: Decontamination in primary care dental practices

(HSE) – Legionnaires’ Disease: A guide for Duty Holders

(HSE) – Legionnaires’ Disease: Essential information for providers of residential accommodation 

(HSE) – Legionnaires’ Disease: Controlling legionella in nursing and residential care homes

(HSE) – Legionnaires’ Disease: Controlling the risks associated with using spa baths

(HSE) – Report of the public meetings into the legionella outbreak in Barrow-in-Furness, August 2002 


Air Quality

ACoP L24 – Approved Code of Practice: Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 

(HSE) – How to deal with Sick Building Syndrome – Guidance for employers, owners & managers 

(HSE) – Ventilation

ADCAS – Guide to Duct Work Cleaning and Access