All services offered by L8 risk Management are designed to fully comply with the requirements of  BS 8580:2010  Water quality. Risk assessments for Legionella control. Code of practice, ACOP L8 Legionaires'disease. The control of Legionella bacteria in water systems., HSG274 Guidance, COSHH and Health & Safety at Work act.


A risk assessment is an important step in protecting your workers and your business, as well as complying with the law.

We will survey and assess all water systems on your site. All relevant managements systems will be scrutinised. The assessor will then analyse all data collected and compile a structured document giving a detailed assessment each water system and the relevant management systems in place. Recommendations will be made for bringing systems into compliance.

Domestic water system monitoring

To ensure Legionella risks are kept as low as possible, water systems must be monitored and maintained.

We can design, implement and carry out a water management program appropriate to your systems including: Provision of a water system management log book, Routine Inspections, water temperature monitoring and record keeping.


Testing of water quality is an essential part of the treatment regime, particularly in cooling towers. These tests serve to demonstrate if adequate control is being achieved. The type of tests required will depend on the nature of the system.

We undertake testing in accordance with ISO 11731:1998 and analysis is performed within a UKAS accredited laboratory.


We are a Professional, Independent and Impartial Consultancy Service, specialising exclusively in Legionellosis Risk Management and Control.

We help our clients to identify risks and develop appropriate strategies to control them. We can advise on compliance issues, design and implement written control schemes, identify training needs and controlprogram reviews.

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