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All UK Dental Practices now need a Legionella Risk Assessments for Dental Practices

find out moreIn the UK, all dental premises are now required to have a written scheme and a Legionella risk assessment for controlling any identified risks.

This is in accordance with the Health & Safety Executives Approved Code of Practice and Guidance document (also known as L8). The HSE's ACoP L8 is further supported by the Department of Health’s guidance documents:

  • Health Technical Memorandum 01-05: Decontamination in Primary Care Dental Practices (HTM01-05)
  • Health Technical Memorandum 04-01: The control of Legionella, hygiene, “safe” hot water, cold water and drinking water systems (HTM04-01)

If you own or run a Dental Practice, get in touch with us today ... or find out more


The launch of dcsproducts.co.uk

We are pleased to launch a new website, www.dcsproducts.co.uk which offers a wide range of water hygine related products including a dipslides and incubators. Payment is processed online through Paypal (note that you do not, however, need a paypal account).


DCS audit results

The Legionella Control Associaiton (LCA) carried out a successful audit on DCS. The assessor commented that the “ audit was most satisfactory, and no non-conformances were identified.”


Legionnaires Disease in the media