Landlord Legionella Risk Assessment

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Definition of a Landlord?

A landlord is defined as someone who rents out a property (or a room within a property) which they own, under a lease or a licence that is shorter than seven years.

As a Landlord, What Must I Do?

As a landlord, you are responsible and have a legal obligation to have a Legionella risk assessment carried out on properties under your control. Integrated Compliance can carry out landlord Legionella risk assessment on properties across Scotland.

A Legionella risk assessment is an in depth survey of the potential risks presented by engineered water systems, and seeks to identify and assess the risks of exposure to Legionella bacteria associated with work activities and water systems. The assessment will determine the likelihood of the risk of exposure to Legionella bacteria within the water system.

Landlord Legionella Risk Assessment

Integrated Compliance is a member of the Legionella Control Association (view our LCA certificate), and employ a highly trained and competent team of City & Guilds qualified Legionella Risk Assessors, water hygiene engineers and technicians and plumbers, we deliver Legionella Compliance services to meet clients’ needs. As a member of the LCA, we provide our services in conjunction with their Code of Conduct, in order to ensure maximum compliance.

For further information on landlord Legionella risk assessment, or for a quote, contact us today.

FAQ’s

Who is a landlord?

In relation to domestic gas under the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 (GS(IU)R 98), a landlord is anyone who rents out a property that they own under a lease that is shorter than 7 years or under a licence. Regardless of whether you are a landlord under GS(IU)R 98 you may be considered a landlord under other related legislation.

Landlords’ duties apply to a wide range of accommodation, occupied under a lease or licence, which includes, but not exclusively:

  • residential premises provided for rent by local authorities, housing associations, private sector landlords, housing co-operatives, hostels
  • rooms let in bed-sit accommodation, private households, bed and breakfast accommodation and hotels
  • rented holiday accommodation such as chalets, cottages, flats, caravans and narrow boats on inland waterways.
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