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Legionella Interactive Course

Course Length:15- 20 minutes

Why do I need this course?

Legionnaires’ (a form of pneumonia) is a potentially deadly disease which is commonly caused by the distribution of water droplets through air conditioning units infected with the bacterium known to us as Legionella. With 359 reported cases of Legionella in England and Wales in 2010, this course is vital to identify the risks and learn methods for prevention and control.


What does the course entail?

This course aims to introduce users to:

  • What is Legionella
  • The areas of risk in your workplace
  • Personal and equipment hygiene
  • Carrying out a risk assessment
  • Prevention and control


What’s covered in each course chapter?

There are three chapters to this course which will each cover the following:


Legionnaire’s Disease

  • Legionella
  • Legionnaire's disease
  • Areas of risk


 Assessing Risk

  • Requirements for a risk assessment
  •  Identifying risks
  • Record keeping


Prevention and Control

  • Course of action
  • Preventative measures


What are the benefits of the course?

The primary benefit of this course is to offer you the vital information required to prevent the cause of Legionella spread which, in some cases, could result in saving a life.

How will the course work?

This interactive course will be delivered online to users who can study from their own computers or portable device from anywhere they choose.

The course makes use of modern illustrational graphics to ensure it remains engaging throughout, and users will also be quizzed throughout the process, testing their knowledge at certain points along the way. This will be in preparation for a compulsory self-test at the end of the training course.

Each user will receive informative advice and guidance wherever needed, and the course also features a risk checklist which asks the user a series of questions relating to their current working environment.

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