Legionella Risk Assessment, Sampling & Analysis

As part of the requirements of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005, Employers must consider the risk to employees of exposure to Legionella bacteria in the workplace. Fitz Scientifc trained environmental scientists conduct Legionella Risk Assessments which may be applied to the workplace safety statement.

Fitz Scientific offers services specifically tailored to the Irish market including:

  • Legionella Risk Assessment in accordance with L8 Approved Code of Practice
  • Site Specific Legionella Management Plans
  • Legionella Monitoring and Control
  • Set up and Auditing of Site Specific Legionella Logbooks

Under Occupational Health and Safety legislation, a legal obligation lies on employers to carry out a risk assessment in relation to legionella prevention and control in the workplace and where a risk is identified the appropriate control measures should be put into place and a risk management plan adopted.

Outbreaks of Legionnaire's disease have been associated with:

  • Drinking Water Fountains
  • Hospital Patient Humidifiers
  • Air Handling Units / Aircon Systems
  • Sprinkler/ Irrigation Systems and Hose Reels
  • Car / Train / Vehicle Washes
  • Cooling Towers and Evaporative Condensers Hot and Cold water systems especially showers

Our range of experience includes detailed risk assessments on industrial buildings, hotels, shopping centres, office buildings, airports, universities.

For more information on our process water services contact a member of the team today on 041 9845440 ext 1 or email info@fitzsci.ie