Translate site
Keystone LogoHome
Landlords banner
Let us take the pressures
away from you.
Landlords banner small

Safety Regulations and Responsibilities

Legionella Risk Assessment

Legionella is a potentially fatal illness like pneumonia which can be caught by inhaling bacteria generated by hot and cold water heating systems including storage tanks which are not functioning properly or have been stagnant for some time.

The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and the control of Substances Hazardous to Health 1999 have recently changed and the Control of Legionella bacteria in Water Systems Approved Code of Practice (“ACOP L8”), now applies to domestic living.

It is recommended that all landlords of residential rental properties have a Legionella Risk Assessment completed every two years to comply with the law. Tenants over the age of 45, smokers or heavy drinkers, or those suffering from respiratory or kidney disease or immune system problems, might be considered particularly vulnerable.

» Gas And Electrical Safety

Live Chat
Live chat

We're just one click away to answer all your questions...


Our properties feature on the industry leading website

View us on Rightmove