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Hygiene and maintenance training for Legionella control from SGS – enabling compliance with Royal Decree 865/2003 on the prevention and control of legionella bacteria.

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Legionellosis is the collective name given to pneumonia-like illnesses caused, such as Legionnaires disease, by the legionella bacteria. Commonly found in low numbers in the natural environment, they may also be found in higher numbers in purpose-built water systems such as cooling towers, swimming pools and hot water systems where they can pose a danger to human health.

The design and maintenance of water systems aids the prevention and control of the bacteria, thereby protecting human health.

Why choose legionellosis hygiene and maintenance training from SGS?

This training course will provide you with information about Royal Decree 865/2003 and key aspects of Legionnaires' Disease, the ailments it can cause and their prevention, including:

  • The effect of Legionellosis on health
  • The scope of the legislation
  • General criteria for cleaning and disinfection
  • Public health and workplace health
  • Risk to facilities, as included in the scope of Royal Decree 865/2003
  • Identification of critical points and development of control programs

Trusted legionellosis hygiene and maintenance training from Spain’s leading provider

On successful completion of the course you will receive a certificate of attendance accredited by the Department of Health. Our courses are delivered by tutors who are health, hygiene and legionella experts and experienced trainers. Your knowledge and skills will be developed through an interactive and practical approach to learning.

Contact us today to find out more about our legionellosis hygiene and maintenance training.