Legionella Risk Assessments Date: 21 Jan 2021

Landlords have responsibilities under Health and Safety legislation to combat legionnaires disease. Legionnaires disease can be fatal and is caused by the inhalation of small droplets of water contaminated by the bacteria.
The bacteria can be found in hot and cold domestic water systems.
Landlords have a duty to ensure that the risk of exposure is properly assessed and controlled. For advice call free 0800 298 9211