HBI - Environmental Services - cleaning, disinfection, Kitchen extract

By: Healthy Buildings International  05/12/2011
Keywords: Health And Safety, Environmental Services, water systems

Cleaning & Disinfection of Water Systems

Water systems are integral to many industrial processes and are a necessary requirement in nearly all domestic and commercial environments.  Efficient operation of these systems is essential to minimising running costs and maintaining production.

Of equal importance are safety and hygiene considerations, particularly with regard to the control of Legionella bacteria. Neglected water tanks and systems are high-risk areas for the proliferation of these bacteria, as they thrive in contaminated or stagnant conditions.
When water droplets from these sources are disseminated and breathed-in this can result in the spread of Legionnaires disease.

The Legislation

The HSE guidance on controlling Legionella bacteria in water systems (ACoP L8) covers the need for routine monitoring and cleaning of all potential risk systems.

The HBI Cleaning and Disinfection Solutions

HBI now offer the complete water hygiene programme to ensure that your water systems comply with the latest Health and Safety Guidelines and will avoid contravening current regulations.

Our skilled and experienced team of technicians is trusted by many companies across key sectors such as FM companies, pharmaceutical, health trusts and education to carry out cleaning and disinfection on their hot & cold water systems.

All disinfection works are carried out in line with the HSC Approved Code of Practice and Guidance the control of Legionella bacteria in water systems (L8).

We are proud to be the first Irish company to be awarded membership of the Legionella Control Association so our work is also registered under the Conditions of Compliance of the Code of Conduct.

Our Services

  • Clean & Disinfection of Engineered Water Systems
  • Water Tank Refurbishment
  • Water System Upgrades
  • Chemical Cleaning/Dosage
  • Continuous Dosage System (Chlorine Dioxide)
  • Ductwork Cleaning and Disinfection

Data at your Fingertips

We understand how important it is to have access to up-to-date information. With HBI, you will receive a certificate dealing with the appropriate standard plus you will have immediate access to download an electronic copy of the certificate as well as reports on the status of your building water systems and the maintenance schedule. This means that you can rest assured that your maintenance standards are being met. Plus tenants, staff and building users can also have peace of mind that all reasonable precautions are being taken to manage your responsibilities.

Keywords: Environmental Services, Health And Safety, Legionella Control, water hygiene, water systems

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