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NASHiCS – National Health & Safety Conference for Social Care -“The Fair Way to a Safer Way” – 12-13 Sept 2017, Northamptonshire

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Organised by the National Association for Safety and Health in Care Services, speakers for this event include Alan Craddock, Head of Public Services HSE, UNISON, Universities of York, Sheffield the CQC and a range of technical experts.

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New addition to Legionnaires’ FAQ page

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New addition to the Legionnaires’ disease frequently asked questions page covering HSE’s current position on quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) in the management of legionella risks

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Water Management Society two-day conference – Birmingham, 28-29 June 2016

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This informative stakeholder event will combine presentations with interactive workshops and will reveal intriguing insights into various water management disciplines. There will be up-to-date information on current and new government guidance and an opportunity to meet with speakers.

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The control of legionella in dry/wet cooling systems

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In recent years there has been increasing use of dry/wet cooling systems. This new webpage will help dutyholders, which includes employers, those in control of premises and those with health and safety responsibilities for others, to comply with their legal duties and gives practical guidance on how to assess and control the risks.

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Council sentenced after legionella death at care home

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Reading Borough Council (RBC) has been fined following the death of a pensioner who died from exposure to legionella.

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