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WMSoc Event - Legionella: Regs, Risk and Responsibilities

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Legionella:

 

Regs, Risk and Responsibilities

 

(Law, Legionella and Liability)

 

Thursday 28th March 2019

 

Glasgow Science Centre, 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA


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Programme:

09.00 Registration, Refreshments & Exhibition
09.30 Welcome and Introduction
Chair Ian E Kershaw, Legionella Team Leader, Hartlepool Borough Council
09:45 Private Water Supplies Regulations & Environment Risk Assessment
John Murray, Sodexo
  • Managing Water System
  • Controlling Legionella
  • Balancing Legislation
10:15 Water Safety Management Aspects in the Healthcare Environment
Eddie McLaughlan and Geraldine OBrien, Health Facilities Scotland
  • Sharing learning
  • Safe Systems and processes to drive forward safety Management and monitoring of risks
  • Continuous Improvement
11.00 Refreshments & Exhibition
11.30 BS 8580:2019 Highlights
Howard Barnes, Technical Director, Nalco Water
  • Overview - positioning the risk assessment within a risk management programme
  • Feedback on assessment from HSE Intervention Strategies
  • Update on BS8580:2019, a compare and contrast of previous standards
12.00 Highlands & Islands - Challenges of Remote Monitoring
Warren Bradshaw, The Highland Council
  • Water monitoring and maintenance challenges in the Highlands of Scotland
  • Internet of Things; its application for Water monitoring & strategy for integration into the organisation
  • Benefits and challenges of using remote monitoring technology
12.30 Speakers - questions and answers
13.00 Lunch & Exhibition
14.00 Cooling Tower Intervention Programme
Duncan Smith, HSE
  • HSEs approach to delivering targeted interventions concentrating on high-consequence risks
  • Interventions happened over several years and were refined taking on board experiential learning and emerging findings
  • The dutyholder risk gap narrowed over time as a result of this important work
14.30 Edinburgh Outbreak - Lessons Learned
Dennis Kelly, Authorising Engineer
  • The importance of record keeping and responding to out of specification situations properly - and ensuring that this is recorded in the log back section of the written scheme
  • The importance of training - the need to ensure that on site staff understand what they need to do and more importantly why
  • The competence of contractors - in the race to the bottom in price in the water hygiene supply industry, has quality suffered and has competence been something that suppliers are not focusing on
15.00 How to Impress Your Client
Emma Jorgenson, Compliance Officer at County Durham Housing Group
  • What clients want from their legionella contractors
  • Issues clients regularly encounter when using legionella contractors
  • Ways of working together better to improve legionella control
15.30 Speakers - questions and answers
16.00 Close & drinks reception

 

View the FULL PROGRAMME & BOOKING FORM here! (PDF)

 

The WMSoc reserves the right to alter speakers and/or titles of papers if circumstances dictate.
The views and opinions expressed in the event are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily represent those of WMSoc.

 

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Venue

Glasgow Science Centre
50 Pacific Quay
Glasgow
G51 1EA
United Kingdom

Room: The Hive

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Price

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£149

£29.80

£178.80

Non-Member

£221.5

£44.30

£265.80