Responsible Person Training

This Responsible Person Training course is aimed at those with managerial responsibility for Health & Safety, who have sufficient authority, competence and knowledge of water systems and water hygiene management, to interpret regulations such as the Approved Code of Practice L8:2013 and HSG 274 parts 1-3.

2019 Courses are scheduled for Thursday 12 September in Glasgow and Thursday 19 September in Aberdeen.

Topics covered on the course will include:

  • To ensure delegates know of their individual roles, responsibilities and legal obligations.
  • Growth requirements of Legionella, interactions with other microbiological species
  • Factors affecting the accumulation of biofilm
  • Effectiveness of chemical and non chemical treatments against Legionella and biofilm
  • Temperature as a Legionella control method
  • Materials of construction, pipework installations
  • Water treatment, monitoring and commissioning
  • Design, operation, monitoring and maintenance of water systems
  • Other water systems e.g spa baths, decorative fountains
  • Air conditioning system hygiene
  • Investigation of outbreaks and routine HSE visits
  • Consequences of non-compliance

The course is a Level 3 Award from HABC for Legionella Control for Responsible Persons and will be achieved by successful completion of this one day accredited RQF course.