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Update on British Standard BS 8580-2:2022

The new British Standard on Pseudomonas aeruginosa and other water borne pathogens (BS8580-2:2022) rightly puts the spotlight on risk assessment and the multi-disciplinary approach that Water Safety Groups have been introducing throughout the health estate.

Airmec’s competent assessors can of course partner you in conducting risk assessments and the planning and prioritisation of follow up actions. Controlling P. aeruginosa’s many infection routes can be uniquely challenging and comprehensive risk assessment is no easy task, as Authorising Engineer Steve Mount points out in his detailed review of the new standard in the June issue of Health Estates Journal.

That said, a valid Legionella risk assessment is a head start – but validity includes that risk assessment being current and that the estates team is on top of recommended remedial actions and control measures. Is now a good time to be reviewing your Legionella risk assessment and accelerating your progress on its associated action plan? For more information call 01454 275050 to find out how our water safety specialists can help you.

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Linden House
Almondsbury Business Centre
Bradley Stoke
BS32 4QH

Tel: 01454 275050
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