The commercial sector includes a broad range of business activities including offices and call centres, workshops, warehousing and distribution centres.
All commercial properties employing 5 people or more are required to have a written control scheme and legionella assessment to comply with the requirements of:
Building use ranges from small low risk office space with simple domestic water systems to large business and warehousing complexes with large tank fed systems. More recent builds are likely to include rainwater harvesting, solar energy and heat pump systems.
Effective legionella control in smaller properties is relatively straight forward, particularly so if the water systems are fed directly from the mains. In larger buildings however increased water system complexity requires expertise and experience.
Key factors for legionella control include:
Watertec provides risk assessment and other legionella control services to some of the largest warehousing and distribution centres in the UK where we work alongside client maintenance and health and safety teams to deliver effective legionella control.