Authorities were quick to close down a wellness shop near Bournemouth after nine people were hospitalised due to an unconfirmed outbreak of the potentially fatal Legionella infection. Of the 14 people taken ill, following a visit to the Healax Salt Caves and Spa in Kindon, Doreset, nine had been treated in hospital and responded well. […]
New guidance, published by the HSE (Health & Safety Executive) this summer, is primarily for those who manage or operate spa systems and explains how to manage and control the risks from legionella and other infectious agents. It will also help service suppliers, designers, manufacturers, importers, suppliers and installers of spa-pool systems meet their legal […]
Swimming pool safety will be the hot topic at the first Health & Safety Seminar for Leisure & Aquatic Facilities in Ireland, which takes place in June. The expert panel of speakers confirmed for the event includes Ralph Riley, Director of PWTAG, Richard Lamburn, Technical Manager at the STA, Mark Bagnall, Safety & Environmental Officer […]
Hot tub users are being made aware of the dangers and health risks associated with hot tubs after a man spent six days a in a coma after picking up a mystery bug. Water treatment specialists Hydrochem were asked to carry out water tests on the hot tub after the man was taken ill. Now […]
Jacuzzi Group Worldwide, parent company of Jacuzzi Hot Tubs, Sundance Spas and ThermoSpas Hot Tub Products, has added yet another brand name to its stable with the acquisition of Dimension One Spas.