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What does a Legionella risk assessment involve?

A Legionella assessor will inspect all water systems in your rental. The assessment itself will involve:

  • Identifying potential hazards and the level of risk posed
  • Identifying who is at risk
  • Taking water temperatures 
  • Testing for limescale
  • Testing the water system for Legionella
  • Putting adequate control measures in place to minimise the risk
  • Recording the findings of the assessment
  • Reviewing the assessment as needed


After your assessment, you will be provided with a report contain all the above information.