The growth of bacteria in water systems is a common cause of potentially-fatal Legionnaires’ disease.  Recent outbreaks of Legionella have highlighted the need for stringent water hygiene risk management with the HSE issuing two notices recently to highlight the importance of proper water hygiene risk management.

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How can the S2 Partnership help?

The S2 Partnership is a member of the Legionella Control Association, delivering key services including risk assessments, training and monitoring services.

The S2 Partnership Registration Certificate can be viewed here. To see a current copy of the Legionella Control Association Code of Conduct which S2 Partnership complies with please click here.

The S2 Partnership has a dedicated team of qualified and experienced water safety consultants to ensure clients comply with legal requirements for water safety and maintain first-rate water hygiene management.

Working with clients in partnership, S2 provide bespoke services and support ranging from risk assessments, water hygiene management systems, auditing and training.  S2’s specialist consultants examine a building’s water services and systems to provide a practical assessment of the water hygiene risks present and how to control them.   The S2 Partnership water hygiene management system provides a comprehensive method of managing water system risk and includes maintenance regimes, log sheets and graphs.

Where water treatment contractors are appointed to undertake water treatment and management, the S2 Partnership offers independent auditing services to ensure appointed contractors carry out their Legionella management duties effectively providing complete peace of mind.

The S2 Partnership provides truly independent advice, and has no commercial links with water hygiene service companies or maintenance contractors, ensuring straight-talking, impartial advice.  Water samples taken by the S2 Partnership are analysed by approved UKAS laboratories.

What are the benefits of Water Safety Management?

The risks posed by poor water hygiene can be potentially fatal and recent Legionella outbreaks have proven to have a dramatic impact on business costs and reputation.  Maintaining first-rate water hygiene management reduces these risks, ensures legal obligations are met and buildings and their occupants stay healthy.

Why S2?

  • Experience.
  • Innovation.
  • Range of Services.
  • Risk Management Knowledge.
  • Quality of Service.
  • Working in Partnership.
  • European Coverage.
  • RiskWise.

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Water Hygiene Risk Assessment: Domestic Systems
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Water Hygiene Cooling Tower Assessment
A cooling tower risk assessment is legally required for all premises with cooling towers and evaporative condensers. read more
Water Hygiene Management System
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Water Hygiene Auditing
As part of any water hygiene risk assessment a full and thorough audit will be carried out of all activities relevant to water hygiene and Legionella control on site. read more
Water Hygiene Quarterly Audit
A water hygiene quarterly audit comprises a review of the current risk assessments, log books and on-site activities and practices regarding legionella control and air quality. read more
Water Schematics
Water system schematics are required for all water services on site which are capable of creating an aerosol and where the water may potentially exceed 20°C. The requirement to produce schematics of a buildings water services is laid down in ACOP L8 sections 33, 53, 68, 81 and 88. read more
Water Sampling & Testing
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