The Health and Safety Guideline 282 (HSG282) came into effect in early 2017. The main aim for the introduction was to reduce the risk of Legionella outbreaks associated with spas and hot tubs in commercial settings. Section 5 of the guideline focusses on water testing and what needs to be tested: Disinfectant, pH and Total […]
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.