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World Water Day: Businesses advised to carry out regular Legionella testing as cases rise in the UK

Each year, it is reported that there are between 4,000-6,000 cases of Legionnaires’ disease in the UK, killing between 7-12 per cent of all those infected. Although the severity of this disease is extreme, more can be done to raise ...

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Managing legionella in old buildings

By Jonathan Twaites, Authorising Engineer [Water], Water Hygiene Centre Ltd Older properties can provide unique problems when trying to manage the water systems especially if the water systems were installed before any of the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999 ...

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Swiftclean employee named Apprentice of the Year

Swiftclean employee, Vinney Wall, has been named Apprentice of the Year at the Rochford District Business Awards in Essex. Joining Southend-based Swiftclean in July 2021, Wall completed a Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship at the end of 2022. His exceptionally ...

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Swiftclean awarded top SafeContractor safety accreditation

Duct cleaning and legionella risk experts Swiftclean, has been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace. The company has won multiple awards for its work in assisting clients to achieve compliance and ...

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Delaying legionella prevention work adds to public health risk

Legionella risk experts, Swiftclean, are warning property managers not to let up on ACoP L8 legionella compliance in the face of the Coronavirus public health emergency, but to ensure proper social distancing is practised when having the service delivered. Well-intentioned ...

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