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Legionella Awareness Course


This course will give an awareness of the dangers of legionella bacteria and highlights the importance of regular maintenance and monitoring of systems where they may be found.

target audience

This is useful for those who are responsible for shielding an organisation from this kind of bacterial contamination; mainly people who manage, control or monitor the risk of exposure (as well as those responsible for record keeping.).

 E.g. Hygienist, Hotel Staff, Food and beverage personnel, Pool attendant, maintenance crew, etc.

COURSE details
2  HoursEnglishDISS
 *Please notify us if an interpretation is required 
COURSE benefits/ progression opportunities

The best and most effective way to prevent an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease is to remove away the things the bacteria need to survive and thrive. This will give those responsible people the means of protecting their organization of its possible risk.

course outline
  • Terminologies
  • History and late present
  • Why are we still having problems as of today?
  • Information about Legionella in Qatar
  • What is Legionella?
  • Where it comes from?
  • How do people get it?
  • What are the symptoms?
  • How is it treated?
  • What must your organization do?
    • Simple Risk Assessment
    • ACOP- L8 Approved Codes of Practice
    • Managing the Risk
    • Preventing or Controlling the Risk
    • Task of Duty Holders
    • Keeping Records