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How Important is Record Keeping?

Record keeping is a core component of a lot of health and safety disciplines and while the value in keeping them is inarguable, the depth and accuracy of the information can vary.

This perhaps poses the question, is there any value in going above and beyond the basic requirements? Well, while we can’t speak for every […]

By |September 12th, 2019|

Remote Monitoring – The Future of Water Safety

For the most part, compliance tasks for Legionella control and more general water safety have remained very similar over the years. More recently, with the integration of remote monitoring technology, some core tasks have been vastly improved.

Monthly temperature monitoring is a major component of any water safety plan. These checks are a mandatory part of […]

By |August 5th, 2019|

The Problem of Water Hardness – EBook

The second ebook in our series of helpful insights will look at the problem of water hardness and what you can do to avoid it.

This book – The Problem of Water Hardness – Extracting Fact From Fiction – will help you better understand how water hardness is causing potentially expensive problems like scale buildup. We’ll […]

By |December 4th, 2018|

Know Your Responsibilities – EBook

We’ve put our collective knowledge together and produced the first in a series of informative ebooks for your reading pleasure.

Today we’re providing an introduction to the subject with our book – Know Your Responsibilities – Introductory Guide to Legionella Control.

We’ll be covering the importance of water safety, what a Legionella risk assessment is and the […]

By |December 4th, 2018|

Responding To A Positive Legionella Sample

Given the nature of Legionella, it’s almost a certainty that it will be present in any body of water. It’s usually nothing to worry about, providing the count is relatively small, but when a sample result comes back possible, it’s all too easy to panic.

Well take it from us, a positive sample isn’t the […]

By |April 11th, 2018|

Using Chlorine Dioxide to Control Legionella

Temperature might be the most commonly used and arguably most effective means of Legionella management, but that might not always be the case. There are scenarios where it is impractical or potentially problematic to rely on temperature control methods and alternative methods such as Biocides might be considered. Chlorine Dioxide is one of the approved […]

By |March 5th, 2018|

Spa Pools – Risk & Relaxation

Spa pools used to be something of a rarity, but in recent years have become quite commonplace, particularly in hotels, leisure centres and homes across the UK.

These types of pool have a number of requirements for safe operation, every owner and operator should be made aware of this guidance and take steps to prevent potential […]

By |January 11th, 2018|

Our Top 3 Water Safety Articles – Handpicked By Industry Thought Leaders

2017 has been quite the year for us here at Nant, we’ve been lucky enough to achieve some great things, from our first CPD accredited training to being shortlisted for a number of prestigious awards.

One of our objectives for the year was to improve awareness of Legionella and the measures required to control it. We produced […]

By |December 8th, 2017|

The Fundamentals Of Legionella

We’ve produced a number of insightful Legionella articles and guidance over the years, covering a number of topics from what makes a responsible person to the makings of a risk assessment and everything in-between.

The one thing we’ve never really covered in any major detail is the bacteria itself, so let’s get to know Legionella a […]

By |November 21st, 2017|

Taking Control of Your Temperature Monitoring

One of the most effective and efficient means of controlling the risk of Legionella within premises is temperature management.

The core aspect of this method is avoiding the temperature range that allows the bacteria to thrive, namely 20°C – 45°C. Should be a simple enough thing, right? Well maybe not, but you’ll never really know unless you regularly […]

By |October 24th, 2017|