As part of our commitment to keeping our clients safe, we offer comprehensive Legionella risk assessments in accordance with the ACoP L8. Our experienced and qualified team will carry out a thorough assessment of your property, identify any potential risks and put together a tailored action plan to mitigate those risks.
We offer a range of services to help you control Legionella including annual cold-water storage tank cleaning, monthly temperature monitoring and 3-monthly shower head descaling. So get in touch with Cleanair UK today and let us help you protect your property and peace of mind.
Legionella is a type of bacteria that can cause Legionnaires’ disease, a serious and potentially fatal form of pneumonia. The bacteria is commonly found in water systems, such as those used for cooling or heating, and can spread through droplets of water in the air, making it a potential health hazard.
Legionella can come from a variety of sources, including:
Our specialists conduct tests to determine the presence of Legionella.
People of all ages can be infected with Legionella, but those most at risk include:
It’s imperative that you seek medical help right away if you become infected with Legionella.
Symptoms of Legionnaires’ disease usually start 2-14 days after exposure to Legionella bacteria. The symptoms can include:
Legionnaires’ disease is diagnosed by taking a sample of lung fluid from the patient and testing it for the presence of Legionella bacteria. This can be done through a chest x-ray or CT scan or by taking a sample of phlegm (mucus) from the lungs.
If you have any concerns about Legionella or would like to book a risk assessment, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us today. Our team of experts are on hand to answer any of your questions and put your mind at ease.
Whether you suspect a potential outbreak or simply want to ensure your property is compliant with ACoP L8 regulations, our Legionella risk assessments can help. Contact us now for more information.