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 PDF-Icon

(Fourth edition, published November 2013)

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 PDF-Icon

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


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

HTM 01-05: Decontamination in primary care dental practices PDF-Icon

(HSE) – Legionnaires’ Disease: A guide for employers PDF-Icon

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

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

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

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


Air Quality

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

(HSE) – Workplace Health, Safety and Welfare at Work Regulations (1992) – a short guide for managers PDF-Icon

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

(HSE) – Working with substances hazardous to health – what you need to know about COSHH PDF-Icon



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