What We Do
We’re not interested in growing our business, only our reputation
Our aim is to work with you in order to deliver all aspects of expert professional management of domestic hot and cold water systems and associated assets.
With constant monitoring and assessment you, as our client, will have the confidence and reassurance in knowing that your system is safe from the risks associated with Legionella.
Monthly Building Water Services Management Compliance Monitoring (HSG274 Part 2)
Whether you have assigned our team to carry out a new risk assessment at no cost, or you already have a current in date report, you may wish for those assets outlined within your report to be managed by L8 Water Training Ltd according to the legislation guidance of HSG274 Part 2.
It can involve:
- A FREE new building Legionella risk assessment if you do not have one in place already, or you would prefer an up to date one
- Sentinel temperature monitoring
- Representative outlet temperature monitoring
- Quarterly shower head clean and de-scale
- TMV parameter scope checking
- Cold Water Storage Tank inspection (six-monthly) and temperature monitoring checking of make-up and stored water (every six months). However we like to carry it out monthly – because we can!
- Monthly inspection and flow and return temperature monitoring of calorifiers/direct storage water heaters
- General inspections of POUWHs (water heaters less than 15 litres in storage)
- Serviceability of assets with up to date defect reports
- Advice on engineering the water system with regard to WRAS, Water Regulations (1999) and COSHH
- Guidance on TVC water sampling if and where required
- CWST cleaning and CWDS chlorination
Where monitoring is concerned, we believe consistency is paramount. At L8 Water Training Ltd we work closely with our clients. It’s personal. Our aim is to work closely with you in order to achieve compliance with respect to the Approved Code of Practice and take all necessary measures to ensure water systems are safe and present no risk. This can be achieved by producing monthly compliance certificates, giving all of the necessary data and tasks outlined within our agreement to you through management and monitoring of your water services.
You are assigned a consultant. You will be given their work mobile contact number and they are available between 8am and 6pm for consultancy. You will not see anyone else at your company premises.
Familiarity with water services is an important factor in recognising changes to that environment which has the potential to create or increase potential risk.
To start the ball rolling, get in touch with us to request a quote.
Kitchen Extract Surveys
The objective of the survey is to confirm the condition of the kitchen extract ductwork through photographic and data assessment at the targeted premises.
It is carried out in line with the recommendations of The Association of British Insurers (ABI) Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA) and the Heating and Ventilation Contractors Association (HVCA) document TR19 Internal cleanliness of ventilation systems recommendations.
Air Ventilation Hygiene Surveys
Unlike water systems which may in use by employees and building visitors with no determined fixed frequency, air presents an altogether different scenario when we address monitoring and the quality aspect in relation to guidance. This is that unlike water, we all breathe the same air and where air quality is directly affected by the introduction of airborne bacterial and fungal properties, this can cause a variety of health related issues especially where susceptibility is increased among the general building footprint.
The primary legislation regarding all air-handling ventilation systems is the Health and Safety at Work Act and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations (MHSWR).
Ventilation systems such as Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) systems are subject to the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations. All ventilation systems should also conform to the Approved Code of Practice L8 4th Edition “Legionnaires” disease: The control of legionella bacteria in water systems.
In the UK, guidance on undertaking an Indoor Air Quality Assessment is taken from the below:
- Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations
- General Ventilation in the Workplace HS (G) 202
- Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations
- How to deal with Sick Building Syndrome HSG 132.
- BSRIA building-related Sickness. Technical note TN 2/2002.
- CIBSE TM26: Hygienic Maintenance of office ventilation ductwork.
The objective of each survey is to confirm the provision of satisfactory air quality to the target building via the mechanical ventilation systems.
This is to best determine whether the desired effect is being achieved. The hygienic condition of the ventilation distribution systems is thoroughly assessed during the survey via bacterial and fungal sampling of the internal areas of the unit and associated supply ductwork, together with photographic evidence.