Legionella
Legionella

Development Outcome: C

Secondary Development Outcome:


1.0 h

1.0 Credits

Live Webinar

DENTAL



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Webinar Details:

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Webinar start:
December 11th 2019 at 6:00pm
Webinar end:
December 11th 2019 at 7:00pm

Course Description

Aims

To provide a background on Legionella bacteria, the risks associated with it and the illnesses it causes.  

Learning Content

In this webinar, Andrew Arnold provides an introduction to the processes of controlling the risks associated with Legionella bacteria in water systems, including dental equipment, with a view to maintaining a safe environment for dentists, staff, patients and other occupants of the dental practice and thereby achieving compliance with relevant legislation and guidance.

Objectives

Once you have completed the programme you will have

  • An awareness of Legionella bacteria and associated illnesses
  • An understanding of how Legionella colonises water systems and how this can result in infection
  • A background understanding of legislation and guidance related to Legionella control and their requirements
  • Knowledge of how to control the risks associated with Legionella control and which records should be kept

Development Outcome: C

 

 

About the Speaker

Andrew Arnold

Andrew is Director in the William Martin Compliance Solutions Water Hygiene Division and holds over 16 years’ experience in Legionella management and control having held previous positions at Casella Winton (Bureau Veritas), RPS Group, Quantum Risk Management and Oakleaf Technical Services.

Holding a BSc honours degree and MSc in Environmental Engineering Andrew is a fully elected member of the Water Management Society with extensive experience in Legionella risk assessments and audits of systems including domestic, cooling, spa and hydrotherapy pools across a wide range of property sectors including commercial, healthcare, industrial and retail. He is knowledgeable in sampling water systems for a range of parameters both routinely and diagnostically and has assisted a number of clients with improvement notices issued by the Health and Safety Executive relating to Legionella control.


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