H&V News Combating Legionella


24 - 25 September 2014

Aston Villa Park, Birmingham

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    "I have attended every 'Combatting Legionella' seminar in the last few years. This was the best event so far both in terms of the range of companies and event management"

    Wendy Davis, Key Account Manager, Exova Labs

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    A balance of science and everyday practical issues, and the ideal opportunity to hear from the experts who are defining the legal and compliance requirements of the industry. 

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    New for 2014: Essential, fresh and interactive content, a new venue, bigger exhibition space, new faces and much more!

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Last September Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was fined £350k after two people died after contracting Legionnaires’ disease.  Is your water system maintained to standards and in compliance with the UK regulation? 

What must your business do to control Legionella on your premises?

The 11th Annual Combatting Legionella & Water Treatment conference, taking place on 24-25 September at Holte Suite, Aston Villa Park, Birmingham, is a comprehensive and cutting-edge event that will ensure engineering and facilities management teams are able to prevent legionella bacteria and comply with water safety regulation.

Brought to you by H&V News, the leading media brand for the building services industry, the conference also provides essential updates on regulation and litigation best practice and debates the challenges facing risk assessments and compliance in the UK.

If you’re overseeing large or diverse estates, don’t miss out on the unique opportunity to network with your peers in public and private facilities management: from hospitals to hospitality, housing and real estate companies, as well as regulators, councils’ representatives and key experts about the future of legionella prevention and water treatment.

Helping you to protect the public and your organisation

Managing and controlling waterborne bacteria is a huge, costly and complicated challenge for facilities managers and engineers in public and private sectors.

Key reasons to attend:

Essential update on the new ACoP L8 and HSG274, so get your questions ready for ACoP authors at the Health and Safety Executive

Spotlights on HTM 04-01 and revised HSG220 guidance for health care premises and nursing and residential care homes

Even balance of science and practical issues to help you find solutions to your on-site legionella problems

Networking with your peers responsible for water management in public and private facilities, regulators, enforcers and key experts

Perspective from the water supply chain on where do the gaps in responsibilities and how you can eliminate them

Interactive formats so you can strategise with those who are defining your legal and compliance requirements

Who Will You Meet?

Real estate, facilities managers and engineers looking to operate the water systems safely and at less cost
Duty holders looking to learn more about how to comply with health and safety law 
Regulators on health and safety
Industry innovators looking to apply new technologies and solutions on legionella control, prevention and treatment and water safety. 


  • Large and diverse commercial (hotels and hospitality groups, office buildings, shops and shopping centres, etc.) and residential estates
  • Health estates (hospitals)
  • Nursing and residential care homes
  • Regulatory and watchdog bodies
  • Local authorities
  • Risk assessment, testing, control, water treatment and management companies
  • Laboratories

Expert Reviews from Combating Legionella 2013


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