The Importance of Legionella Risk Assessment & Training

Legionella Risk

Gulf Test Safety Consultancies is known for offering the best QHSE Solutions. Ensuring safety is our priority. Our team has professional experts who help with QHSE certification, inspection and consultation. Simultaneously, we also help companies who are seeking economical and health and safety solutions. If you want further information about Legionella risk assessment & training, look no further than us. Let us know more about this risk:

General information about legionella

Legionella is a type of bacteria that naturally occurs in lakes, ponds, reservoirs and other water sources. It sometimes enters the properties through the water systems. This bacteria is a serious threat to human health. It can trigger ailments like legionnaire disease. It is a fatal form of pneumonia that is caused by inhalation of water droplets contaminated with Legionella. A definite diagnosis is obtained through tests. Elderly people with lung or chest problems are most likely to get affected by this bacteria. If you want more details about Legionella risk assessment, we can help you. If any property is left unoccupied for a long duration then the systems must be flushed.

Symptoms of Legionnaires' disease:
  • Headache
  • Muscle ache
  • Fever and exhaustion
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain

    It is not necessary that the presence of any aforementioned symptoms means that you have Legionnaires' disease, but still consult a doctor.

  • The importance of Legionella risk assessment

    The importance of Legionella risk assessment cannot be neglected. Through regular testing, any fatal outbreak of Legionnaires' disease can be successfully prevented. It is necessary to safeguard the well-being of employees, visitors, tenants, and building occupants. Pathogens, bacteria, and viruses are invisible to human eyes, but they are lethal. The Legionella risk assessment is an examination to evaluate any potential risk that comes through engineered water systems. Identification and assessment of risk is very important.

    The premises that are at risk:
  • Hotels
  • Clubs
  • Schools
  • Residential complexes
  • Hospitals
  • Malls
    Key reasons to choose Gulf Test Safety Consultancies:
  • Accurate Legionella risk assessment and management of risk to comply with legal requirements
  • Water analysis is conducted at accredited laboratories
  • A competent and specialist team to provide Legionella risk training

    As per the UAE Health and Safety Law, the property managers, business owners as well as the landlord are legally required to check the legionella risk in their businesses and properties. Gulf Test Safety Consultancies is committed to providing its clients with the best Legionella risk training. Take proper precautionary steps, and hence the risk assessment should not be ignored.

    Feel free to contact Gulf Test Safety Consultancies for further details about Legionella risk assessment & training.