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Legionella risk: landlords’ legal responsibilities

  • 1 March 2016

There is considerable confusion about landlords’ legal responsibilities regarding the control of Legionella, not least because of misleading advice being circulated to property owners. We thought we’d

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Three key learnings for property landlords

  • 10 February 2016

Legionnaires’ disease and Legionella have been making headlines across the world in the past few weeks. Positive tests have been reported in Australia, Florida and Michigan, while here in the UK court

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WHAT IS LEGIONELLA?

Legionnaires’ disease is a potentially fatal form of pneumonia caused by inhalation of tiny droplets of water contaminated with Legionella bacteria. Legionella can lurk in hot and cold water systems so, along with gas safety, electrical safety and fire risk management, the law now requires landlords to assess and manage water safety in their properties.

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Failure to comply can result in hefty fines or even a prison sentence.

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