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Legionella log book awareness


Course Details

Course code
1 day
Water Hygeine
City & Guilds Assured
Training method

To provide learners with the statutory and practical knowledge to develop and maintain logbooks and statutory records required for compliance.

Why take this course

There is a legal duty for the duty holder of building premises to carry out a Legionella risk assessment and from this, develop a written scheme of control, implement processes to manage and control identified risks and ensure that appropriate records are kept.

The Legionella logbook is instrumental in ensuring the management responsibilities; control processes and record keeping are implemented.

Who is the course for

This course is for individuals responsible for implementing Legionella management policies and procedures and maintaining a logbook and appropriate records within the building premises.

This course requires basic knowledge of the management of risk in water systems, so you should have previously attended Eastwood Park’s Legionella Awareness Course (or an equivalent).

Aims & objectives

To provide learners with the statutory and practical knowledge to develop and maintain logbooks and statutory records required for compliance.



– State the requirements of legislation and regulations for water distribution systems.

– Describe the prominent waterborne pathogens – occurrence, ecology and transmission routes.

– State the elements of a risk assessment, written scheme of control, risk minimisation plan as part of the logbook system.

– Describe the constituent parts of a suitable logbook system.

– Demonstrate the knowledge required to develop a logbook system and the format and layout of the written documentation.

Booking your course

This course is delivered on an on-demand basis and scheduled as needed. You can register your interest by following the link below and we will be in touch shortly to discuss your training options.

Course FAQs

Appropriate and regular refresher training is a requirement for all those with roles and responsibilities in respect of water distribution systems and associated equipment in healthcare buildings ensuring patient and staff safety in respect of the microbiological, chemical and physical risks associated with water systems.

ACoP L8 and HSG 274 states the Responsible Person (Water) should receive ‘regular refresher training’, this is generally accepted as being appropriate every two to three years.

To book one of our courses follow the ‘book now’ link above or call our sales team on  +44 (0)1454 262777.

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