Legionella Risk Assessments Receives UKAS Accreditation

19 October 2015

ESG, the UK’s leading provider of testing, inspection and compliance services, is pleased to announce that it has been certified as a UKAS accredited inspection body no.6123 for legionella risk assessments under ISO/IEC 17020:2012.

The UKAS accreditation was formally received on 24 September and is a clear demonstration of the quality of ESG’s risk assessments and associated services.

ESG is extremely proud to become one of only a few organisations in the UK to have achieved this UKAS accreditation which provides clients with the confidence that all legionella risk assessments are carried out by highly competent assessors and delivered with impartiality, independence and integrity.

Paul Sear, national technical manager, Built Environment Services, ESG, commented: “As a specialist provider of legionella consultancy services, we are continuously looking for ways in which to guarantee the highest standards, it was therefore a priority for us to become UKAS accredited for our legionella risk assessments. When combined with our existing UKAS accredited services, such as our microbiology testing laboratories no.1015, ESG is able to support clients with a full water hygiene package to ensure compliance with the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) Approved Code of Practice (ACoP) L8 and guidance HSG274 .”

For more information on ESG’s legionella management and consultancy services, please click here.