G794-0002  Registered Assessor

New legislation means that you as a landlord or person in control of the premises is responsible for carrying out Risk Assessments on your residential lettings
Letting agents and landlords are obliged by law to carry out risk assessments for legionnaire’s disease.  You must have a Legionella Risk Assessment in place if you rent out a domestic property.


Legionella Risk Assessment Sample Report 

Legionellosis is the collective name given to the pneumonia-like illness caused by  legionella bacteria. It is a potentially fatal form of pneumonia and everyone is susceptible to infection.

You should be aware that legionella bacteria can multiply in hot or cold water systems and water storage tanks? The bacteria can spread via showers and taps, especially if they have not been used for some time. A professional risk assessments will assess the risk and identify potential sources of exposure.

Under general health and safety law, as a landlord you have health and safety duties and need to take suitable precautions to prevent or control the risk of exposure to legionella.

Having a risk assessment is your responsibility and will help you to establish any potential risks and implement measures to either eliminate or control risks.