adminandy

We’ve moved

Airmec Essential Services has moved. Our postal address is now Airmec Essential Services, Linden House, Almondsbury Business Centre, Woodlands, Bradley Stoke, Bristol, BS32 4QH. All other contact details [link to contact page] remain the same. The new premises give us more room for our growing staff and vehicle fleet, and facilities for customers who prefer

Read More...

Pools and spas: safety & efficiency

Urban myth tells us that the stronger the chemical smell in a pool is, the dirtier the water is – more likely it means that the operators are paying far too much for chemicals when proper planning of management, inspection and cleaning could be far more cost effective. Pool closures can be disastrous for business

Read More...

Managing water hygiene compliance

Have you ever almost scalded your hands in your washroom but accepted that it’s Legionella prevention and there’s no alternative? Indeed, temperature is indeed usually the best form of control, especially when coupled with engineering out risk by changing the plumbing or processes, and regular flushing by simply running taps. On its own, though, and

Read More...

When an inspector calls…

HSE inspectors, who can call at any time. What will they look for?  Risk assessment. This is not just a list. It needs to include details of what the risk is, why it has been identified as such and the people exposed to it (especially in the elderly and immuno-suppressed, for instance). It must be demonstrably

Read More...

Where are your fire dampers?

Airmec field engineers sometimes spend as much time locating fire dampers as they do testing and fixing them, so the new BS 7974:2019 Application of Fire Safety Engineering Principles to the Design of Buildings – Code of Practice sounds like good news. Publication of new British Standards helps to focus all our minds, and the

Read More...