Legionella Disease –
Role of Responsible Person
Legionella Disease – Role of Responsible Person
Legionnaires’ disease is a serious lung infection caused by Legionella bacteria from contaminated water supplies. Whilst it can often be treated with antibiotics and a stay in hospital, it is serious enough to cause long-term health problems and can be fatal.
This in-house MG Scotland course is aimed at personnel who are either in the role of, or aspiring to be in the role of, Responsible Person, relating specifically to the control of legionella on a site.
• Legislation, Code of Practice and Technical Guidance
• Effects of legionella bacteria on the body
• Control measures
• Selection and training of staff members
• Systems and records; reporting and logging
• How to identify and control the risks associated with legionella bacteria
On successful completion, delegates will receive an MG Scotland Certificate of Competence.