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Health & Safety

Ensuring health and safety in the workplace for your staff, clients and customers is a major responsibility. Add in a growing environmental programme and keeping up to date with the latest legislation, regulation and best practice becomes essential.

Airmec is building a growing portal to essential information from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), British Standards Institution (BSI) and relevant trade associations to help facilities managers with responsibility for ventilation and water systems.


Health & Safety Executive

  • A guide to the reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995, L73, 1999 [ISBN: 0 7176 2431 5]
  • Consulting employees on health and safety; a guide to the law, INDG232, 1996
  • Successful health and safety management, HSG65, 1997 [ISBN  0  7176  1276  7]
  • Selecting a Health and Safety Consultancy, INDG133L, 1992
  • The selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protective equipment (2nd Edition), HSG53, 1998 [ISBN 0 7176 1573 5]


British Standards

  • Water cooling towers, Part 3. Code of Practice for thermal and functional design, BS  4485 Part 3:1988
  • Water cooling towers, Part 4. Code of Practice for structural design and construction, BS 4485 Part 3:1996
  • British Standard Code of Practice for preservation of timber, BS 5589:1989
  • Specification for the design, installation, testing and maintenance of services supplying water for domestic use within buildings and their curtilages, BS 6700:1997
  • Recommendations for treatment of water for steam boilers and water heaters, BS 2486:1997


Trade Associations

  • The control of legionellosis: A recommended code of conduct for service providers, Water Management Society/ British Association for Chemical Specialities, 1999
  • Water quality - Part 4: Microbiological methods: Detection and enumeration of Legionella, ISO 11731:1998
  • Water fittings and materials directory, produced by the Water Regulations Advisory Service and published by the Water Research Centre [ISBN 1 8726 9956 1]


Useful contacts

    HSE   08701 545500

    BSRIA   01344 426511

    BSI   020 8996 7111

    WRAS   01495 248454

    HMSO   01603 723011