RECENT PROSECUTION – LEISURE CENTRE HOT AND COLD-WATER SYSTEM BREACHES SAFETY AT WORK ACT 1974

In December 2018 a District Council pleaded guilty to breaching Section 3(1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and was fined £ 27,000  plus £ 7,500 costs, after a member of the public contracted Legionnaires’ Disease from a leisure centre hot and cold water system.  The significant failings included not having suitable and sufficient Legionella Risk Assessments for the leisure facilities and not providing adequate control measures required for Legionella control.

Get your Shower Head Treated with Blue Horizons Extra Kleen Shower Kleen and comply with HSE L8

What Shower Kleen Treats…

  • Highly effective shower head descaler and disinfectant that kills bacteria including legionella
  • A quick and easy to use method of removing unsightly scale that harbors’ bacteria. Keeps shower heads and taps flowing freely and looking good

How to Treat…

  • Use the product neat as supplied.
  • Fully immerse shower head in solution and leave for 15 to 30 minutes or when scale is fully softened (i.e. when the solution stops fizzing)
  • Scrub with a brush to remove all ‘softened’ scale
  • Rinse shower components with water, prior to returning them for use
  • One treatment every three months is all that is required to comply with HSE L8 approved code of practice and guidance for the control of legionella

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Blue Horizons Commercial, Extra Kleen – If your requirement is to clean any of the
following…

  • Swimming pool areas and spa areas
  • Toilet areas
  • Gym floors including matting and gym equipment
  • Showers, washrooms and changing rooms

You should seriously consider Extra Kleen, for the best results with the added benefits of killing
bacteria, including legionella and having minimal pH impact on your swimming pool or hot tub.

Click this link for more information on our Extra Kleen range, or to place an order

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