LRA Checks

LRA Checks

£70.00

LRA Legionella Risk Assessment Checks Ensures your water is safe to use

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LRA Legionella Risk Assessment Checks

  •  Full water system risk assessment
  •  Recommended every 2 years
  •  Carried out by a professional assessor
  •  Ensures your water is safe to use

FAQs for LRA Checks

Legionella is a bacteria that can cause Legionnaires' disease, a potentially severe form of pneumonia. Legionella bacteria can thrive in water systems, especially in warm and stagnant water.

A Legionella Risk Assessment is a thorough examination of water systems to identify and assess the risk of Legionella bacteria growth. It is conducted to ensure the safety of building occupants and prevent the spread of Legionnaires' disease.

In many jurisdictions, landlords, employers, and building owners are responsible for conducting Legionella Risk Assessments to ensure the safety of occupants. This includes residential and commercial properties.

Legionella Risk Assessments are crucial for preventing outbreaks of Legionnaires' disease. By identifying and mitigating potential sources of Legionella contamination, these assessments help create a safe environment for building occupants.

The frequency of Legionella Risk Assessments depends on the type of property and the risk factors involved. In general, assessments should be conducted regularly, and the frequency may increase for properties with higher risk factors.

A Legionella Risk Assessment involves a comprehensive examination of water systems, including hot and cold-water storage, showers, taps, and any other potential sources of Legionella contamination. The assessment identifies and assesses risk factors and recommends control measures.

Yes, building owners or managers can conduct Legionella Risk Assessments, but they should have sufficient knowledge or consult with professionals who specialize in water safety and Legionella control.

If a Legionella Risk Assessment identifies risks, the responsible party should implement control measures to minimize the risk of Legionella growth. This may include cleaning and disinfection of water systems, temperature control, and other preventive measures.

In many countries, there are regulations and guidelines that require Legionella Risk Assessments to be conducted in certain types of properties. It's important to be aware of and comply with local regulations to ensure the safety of building occupants.

Yes, many property owners choose to hire professional companies specializing in water hygiene and Legionella control to conduct thorough and accurate Legionella Risk Assessments. Professionals have the expertise to identify and address potential risks effectively.