Keeping your Water Systems Safe by Reducing Legionella Risk

Posted by Paul Sear on 07-Aug-2015 14:37:00
Summer is upon us, bringing with it sunshine and warmer weather. While the heat might be very welcome for those of us who like to spend more time outdoors, it does also create the right conditions for bacteria, like Legionella, to thrive.
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Topics: Built Environment Services, Legionella, Water, Water Systems, Water Management

Better L8 than never...Revision to Legionella Control in Water Systems

Posted by Paul Sear on 17-Jul-2015 14:04:00
After more than 13 years, The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has finally updated its guidance for legionella management and control, with the revision of ‘Legionnaires’ disease: The control of legionella bacteria in water system Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) L8’ and publication of the new ‘Technical Guidance HSG 274’. In our latest blog, Paul Sear, technical manager at SOCOTEC discusses the changes and explains what organisations need to know.
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Topics: Built Environment Services, Legionella, Water, Water Systems, Water Management

Fire Safety: Reducing Risks to Prevent Disaster

Posted by Carrol Dudley on 16-Jun-2015 14:35:00
The recent incident at the National Trust’s Clandon Park House in Surrey has driven home to all of us the devastating impact that a fire can have.
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Topics: Built Environment Services, Reducing Risks, Fire Safety, Health & Safety

SOCOTEC's Asbestos Services Achieves UKATA Membership

Posted by SOCOTEC on 14-May-2015 15:39:00
SOCOTEC is pleased to announce that it has been accepted for membership to the UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) for its asbestos awareness training.
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Topics: Built Environment Services, Asbestos, UKATA, Asbestos Management, Training

Exhibiting at AQE and ‘Gordon Ramsay’ Makes an Appearance

Posted by Trevor Worrall on 01-May-2015 14:31:00
SOCOTEC, formerly ESG, exhibited at the AQE Show with technical experts on stand providing advice on stack emissions monitoring and testing, air quality monitoring and assessment, as well as environmental monitoring. Even top chef ‘Gordon Ramsay’ made an appearance to rally the visitors…OK so it wasn’t the real Gordon Ramsay with 14 Michelin starred restaurants and the accompanying tirade of colourful language, but a convincing lookalike. Trevor Worrall, Business Development Manager, Built Environment Services, and Amy Parekh-Pross, Technical Marketing Manager, Multi-Sector Services, share their experiences of the two day event.
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Topics: Built Environment Services, Environmental Monitoring, AQE Show, Air Quality, Stack Emissions

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