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Legionella Awareness Qualifications

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Legionnaires’ disease is a potentially fatal respiratory disease caused by bacteria that thrives in stagnant water.

The disease is acquired through the inhalation of aerosolised water contaminated with the bacteria. Sources where temperatures allow the bacteria to thrive include hot-water tanks, cooling towers and evaporative condensers of large air-conditioning systems, such as those commonly found in hotels and large office buildings.

Qualification specifications can be found by selecting the links below. Additional supporting documents can be found by logging into the Members Area (accessible through the link in the top right-hand side of this page) and going to the Download Area.