Legionella Risk Assessments
for Businesses and
Pure Drop is an independent and privately owned company and as such our legionella risk assessments are provided with absolutely no commercial bias. Aside from ensuring that water systems are safe and legionella free, we pride ourselves on working with our customers to find cost effective ways to quickly remedy any issues which are discovered.
Why do you need a legionella risk assessment?
The purpose of a legionella risk assessment is to highlight all areas within the business’ or building’s water system that could contribute to the development of the legionella bacteria and put control measures in place to manage each individual risk from occurring. Typically the presence of the bacteria is due to one or more of the following factors:
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Where does legionella bacteria come from?
Typically the presence of the bacteria is due to one or more of the following factors:
- Poor system design, layout and installation
- Hot water not reaching the desired temperature within the required time frame
- Cold water exceeding desired temperature
- Excessive storage of water
- Low turnover of water
- Poor quality workmanship
- Use of non-compliant components
Legionella risk assessments from Pure Drop are provided in accordance with all applicable guidance documents and regulations such as Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Water supply (Water fittings regulations) 1999, ACOP L8, HSG274 Part 2, BS 8580.
Pure Drop provide legionella risk assessments to commercial properties and businesses across southern England.