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This Legionella Awareness Course learning outcomes include; Understand legionnaires disease bacteria and how outbreaks can be avoided with maintenance of hot and cold water systems in commercial environments such as an office as well as industrial environments with cooling towers.
Key-points of Shepherds Health & Safety Ltd Training
This online course includes all of the 6 lessons above. It is designed to develop the trainees Legionella Awareness skills for health and safety compliance in the workplace, providing valuable real-world learning outcomes at a high speed. It's used by individuals, groups and businesses to train their workforce across industries including Education & Schools, Manufacturing & Engineering, Government & Institution, Charities & NGO, Oil, Gas & Mining, Travel & Leisure, Care Homes & Domiciliary Care, Hospital Recruitment, Logistics & Maritime, among others.
Provided by Shepherds Health & Safety Ltd Training based in Norfolk, it's accessible at anytime online from an internet connected device at work or home, such as a computer, tablet or smart phone. Teams have access to a highly rated LMS and all successfully completing trainees achieve a Certificate of Completion.—
This legionella awareness course is designed for those involved in the management of legionella including the maintenance activities. The course looks at the history of the organism to provide an understanding of how and when an outbreak can occur, and the impact that this might have on people including workers, contractors and the public, amongst others.
The course looks at common sources of the bacteria, and explains how legionella bacteria can grow (including growth within biofilm), and the methods of control which might be used to control the bacteria (including the temperature ranges to avoid). Vulnerable individuals are also identified, as the risk of contraction of the disease increases with age, but some groups of people are at a higher risk.
Course Tags: legionella, bacteria, legionnaires disease, outbreak, l-cysteine, L8, acop, cleaning, hot, cold, water, system, housekeeping, risk assessment, maintenance, outbreak, public, health, biofilm, control, temperature, vulnerable, spa, pool, cooling, drift eliminators, treatment, storage, tank, housekeeping, design, level 2,
Advanced management, 5 Steps to Risk Assessment (INDG163), HSG65 and case law to define principles including absolute, practicable, reasonably practicable and reasonable. Risk management including; COSHH, fire risk, hazards, control of contractors, accident management, legionella and gas service maintenance amongst other modules.
HSE 5 Step guide including hierarchy of control and managing; people, equipment, materials and their environment. Understand the initial and residual risk factors including the likelihood and severity calculations.