Legionella Training

The Legionella training will raise awareness of the danger associated with legionella and the practical steps

that should be taken to reduce the risk.

How Legionella Awareness Training can Prevent Outbreaks

To prevent outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease, it is essential to have proper training and effective communication. This includes ensuring that those responsible for assessing risk and implementing precautions are well-informed and aware of their duties.

Techright Environmental offers comprehensive Legionella awareness training, for both on-site and online. Along with all staff involved in building water systems and control procedures. Indeed this training course focuses on educating participants about the dangers of Legionella and providing practical steps to minimise the risk of infection. By participating in this training, individuals will develop a clear understanding of their responsibilities under the ACoP (L8) guidelines. Additionally, this will enable them to maintain a safe working environment for their employees.

According to the HSE guidelines “Inadequate management, lack of training and poor communication can be contributory factors in outbreaks of legionnaires’ disease. It is important that those people involved in assessing risk and applying precautions are competent, trained and aware of their responsibilities” – HSG 274 part 2 page 6


Legionella Awareness Training: Protecting Your Facility & Employees

Our Legionella awareness training is designed to provide comprehensive knowledge about the risks associated with Legionella bacteria. The training covers a wide range of topics to ensure that staff are well-informed and equipped to protect your facility and employees.  We  will cover:-

  • Introduction to Legionella
  • The susceptibility of staff to Legionella
  • Along with Legionella bacteria and Legionellosis, illnesses caused and how they are contracted.
  • The sources within the system which allow the Legionella bacteria to exist, thrive and multiply.
  • As well as the health and safety at work act, control of substances, management of health and safety at work and the notification of cooling towers and evaporative condensers
  • Importantly your legal duty
  • And finally, the importance of recording and documenting all control measures

Techright Environmental can tailor the course to your specific site requirements. Thus, ensuring staff understand their roles and duties in managing Legionella risks. Upon completion of the course, candidates will receive a good understanding of Legionella and a Legionella awareness certificate.

Legionella Training:

How We Do It

Legionella training is essential for any business that wants to ensure the safety of its staff and customers.

Our team of water hygiene consultants will provide comprehensive on-site training that will cover all aspects of Legionella control. We will equip your staff with the necessary skills to manage key aspects of Legionella control themselves. And as a result, this will help keep costs down.

Our training program will include temperature checks, shower head descaling and chlorination, descaling of all water outlets, and how to complete paperwork. We will also provide the necessary equipment, including a logbook. Furthermore, we will show how to flush little used outlets, along with a weekly flushing sheet.

Should any temperatures are non-compliant, we will be there to support you throughout the process to ensure your site returns to a safe and compliant standard.

Before After

Implementing Water Safety Plans: The Role of Legionella Training

Legionella training is a critical component of workplace safety, particularly in environments where the Legionella bacterium may thrive, such as in cooling towers, hot water systems, and other water sources. Comprehensive Legionella training equips employees with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify, assess, and mitigate the risks associated with Legionella contamination.

By investing in Legionella training, organizations demonstrate their commitment to safeguarding public health and complying with regulatory requirements. Through interactive sessions and hands-on exercises, employees learn about the characteristics of Legionella bacteria, the factors that contribute to its growth, and the potential health effects of Legionnaires’ disease.

Legionella training emphasizes the importance of regular maintenance and monitoring of water systems to prevent the proliferation of bacteria. Participants are educated on proper cleaning and disinfection techniques, as well as the significance of temperature control and water management strategies in minimizing the risk of Legionella contamination.

Legionella Detection and Training Techniques

Legionella training empowers individuals to recognise the symptoms of Legionnaires’ disease and understand the appropriate steps to take if an outbreak occurs. By fostering a culture of awareness and preparedness, organizations can effectively respond to potential threats and protect both employees and the public.

Continued reinforcement of Legionella training ensures that employees remain vigilant and proactive in maintaining water quality standards. Through ongoing education and updates on best practices, organizations can mitigate the risks associated with Legionella and uphold their commitment to safety and compliance. In essence, Legionella training is not just a regulatory requirement but a vital investment in public health and workplace well-being.

What Clients Say?


The professional attitude taken during the recent extensive works on site in relation to not only the job itself but with regards to health & safety was excellent. Aaron led the project from start to finish and was in full attendance for the duration of the works which gave us as a company the confidence to know the job would be executed correctly. Aaron’s team and third party contractor also carried out their duties to a very high standard.

Richard Barnes, Health and safety Manager FINNEBROGUE

I have been using Techright as water treatment specialists for the service, monitoring, and risk assessment of our water systems for several years. Aaron and his team have always provided a first class, cost-effective support service, and maintained a high quality of work. I would have no hesitation in recommending them to any prospective client.