Audit

Legionella Risk Assessment

Is there any tenant, resident or regular visitor particularly suscetible to legionella due to age, health or lifestyle?

Did the person carrying out the assessment have access to competent help and advice when carrying out the assessment?

Take a photo of the cold water system

Provide a short description

Take a photo of the hot water system

Provide a short description

Water Outlet Temperature

Is the cold water temperature at water outlets below 20° Celsius?

Temperature in Celsius:

Is the hot water temperature at water outlets above 50° Celsius?

Temperature in Celsius:
Cold Water System
Cold water storage tank location (photo)

Is a cold water storage tank present?

Is the cold water tank accessible?

Does it have a tight-fitting lid?

Is the water in the tank clean and free from rust, debris, scale, and organic matter?

Is the temperature of the water in the tank below 20 ° celsius?

Temperature in Celsius:

Is the cold water tank insulated?

Hot Water System

Is the temperature setting on the boiler and/or hot water tank such that hot water is heated to and stored at a temperature of 60 ° celsius?

Are the hot water distribution pipes insulated?

If more than one calorifier is used, are they connected in parallel?

Does the calorifier have the following fitted?

A drain valve?

A temperature gauge on the inlet and outlet?

An access panel?

Little Used Outlets

Are there any water outlets are used less than once per week e.g. guest bathrooms?

Are there arrangements in place to flush them through on at least a weekly basis?

Shower heads

Are there any showers in the property?

Take photo of shower location
Dead Legs and Redundant Pipework

Sections of pipework which are redundant or owing to the system design and have little/no through the flow of water (knows as 'dead legs") can allow water to stagnate in the system.

Are there any dead legs on the property?

Take photo location
Unoccupied Properties

Is the property left unoccupied for periods of time?

Are there arrangements in place to flush them through on at least a weekly basis?

Completion
Full Name and Signature of Landlord
Full Name and Signature of Legionella Responsible Person