Gardener killed by toxic bacteria in his hosepipe: Grandfather, 63, dies after catching Legionnaires’ disease while cleaning his terrace

Stephen Clements, 63, from Cromer, inhaled toxic bacteria from stagnant water His wife, Alison, 61, said: ‘We had no idea that a garden hose could be so lethal’ North Norfolk District Council asked by Public Health England to investigate A widow has warned the public to be wary of their hose pipes after her husband
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Legionnaires’ disease cases skyrocketing in the US

Outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease across the US as new figures show a 450% increase in cases over the past 15 years   Legionnaires’ disease is a serious lung infection caused by legionella bacteria The CDC reports cases have increased by 450 percent from 2000 to 2015 There has been outbreaks of the disease throughout the
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Old Trafford Stadium Ground

Success for Hydro-X Legionella Seminar 2017

The first Hydro-X Legionella seminar for 2017 was held last month at Manchester Old Trafford Stadium. Hydro-X Legionella Seminar  One month ago Hydro-X held the first Legionella seminar of 2017. The free seminar focused on the HSE enforcement and the legal and human cost of Legionella, including open discussions on both the HTM 04/01 and
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No FAI into Scotland’s worst Legionnaires outbreak in a decade

Survivors of a Legionnaires disease outbreak that killed four people have been told there will be no fatal accident inquiry into the deaths. The decision not to hold a long-awaited investigation was reached last year but no public announcement was made and victims and relatives have only recently been informed. There were 56 confirmed cases
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New HSE guidance on the Control of Legionella in Spa-pool systems

The control of Legionella and other infectious agents in spa-pool Systems New guidance has been released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for the management and control of Legionella bacteria.  The guidance is aimed at duty holders and those who manage or operate spa-pool systems, focusing on explaining how to manage and control legionella
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Temp Non-Conformance Flow Chart

Temperature Non-Conformance Policy Update

  Please see below an important message from Hydro-X’s Health, Safety and Quality Manager: _______________________________________ “When managing Legionella risks in a building’s hot and cold water systems, ensuring compliance of appropriate water temperatures is often the primary control measure. A service Hydro-X supply to many of our clients is routine temperature profiling of building water
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Hydro-X Legionella Seminar – April 6th – Old Trafford Stadium

Join Hydro-X for the first Legionella Seminar of 2017 The seminar will be held in Greater Manchester at the Old Trafford stadium. This free seminar focuses on the HSE enforcement and the legal and human cost of Legionella. With renowned guest speakers DR Paul Mcdermott and Ken Ashley. Dr Paul Mcdermott is a former specialist
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Walton’s Lifestyles complex

Walton’s Lifestyles complex sets reopen date provided it is legionella-free

Setback – council bosses wait for negative test results BOSSES at a leisure centre which was forced to close after a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak finally hope to have the facility open again in two weeks’ time. Walton’s Lifestyles complex was forced to shut in December after a customer contracted the potentially-deadly legionella bug. Tendring Council,
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Company bosses to appear in court over potentially-fatal Legionnaires Disease outbreak and explosion injury

Bosses of a Boldon company are set to appear in court next week after people contracted potentially-deadly Legionnaires Disease and an employee was injured in a fire. Faltec Europe Ltd is facing three charges in relation to two separate investigations by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) at its plant in Didcot Way, Boldon Business
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