In most cases, water temperatures will need to be checked monthly throughout the building. This is especially important where residents are at a higher risk of contracting the disease, including
■ people over 45 years of age;
■ smokers and heavy drinkers;
■ people suffering from chronic respiratory or kidney disease; and
■ anyone with an impaired immune system.
UK thermometer manufacturer, TM Electronics leads the market in temperature measurement equipment for legionella risk management. Its innovative range of waterproof digital thermometers, specialist probes and temperature kits are trusted by hospitals, care homes and housing organisations of all sizes.
TME supplies robust, high-accuracy instruments to help get the job done quickly and easily. Affordable, easy-to-use kits include temperature probes for water immersion and pipe surfaces, fine wire sensors for concealed pipework and TMVs, and a wide choice of thermometers, including a Bluetooth Barcode-logging system for completely paperless records.
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