Customer Focus – June 2022
An interview with Louise Brown – Wigan & Leigh College Wigan & Leigh College is a further education organisation which provides education for students aged 16+. The college has around 9000 students and is split across 7 buildings. 4 in Wigan and 3 in Leigh. In April 2022, the college appointed GMS Services Ltd to… Read more »
Highlights of 2020 – Mechanical Services
See link below to our current most up to date LCA certificate.
Legionella Risk Assessments
We are now fully up and running with this service following a reduction in this service due to COVID closures. We have implemented a social distancing policy and procedure which includes the following 2 Meter distancing from your site personnel Gloves to be worn at all times. New gloves to be put on if we… Read more »
Dirty Systems – No Legionella – Why?
CELL MUTATIONS There are many occasions when we come across a dirty water systems with all the characteristics to provide a perfect environment for legionella bacteria to thrive. However, when we sample these water systems, we may get high readings on our TVC tests, along with other waterborne bacteria, but nothing on the legionella counts…. Read more »
Monthly Surveillance Report – April 2018
The latest figures are available. See the link below to the HSE report. https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/705178/Monthly_Legionella_Report_-_April_2018.pdf
Domestic Water System Disinfections
GMS Services Ltd have carried out a full disinfection of the domestic water system at Skoda’s new showroom which is opening soon in Bolton. This work is carried out in accordance with the current British Standards and at the satisfaction of our client. Contact GMS Services Ltd for information regarding the need and purpose of… Read more »
The Need For A Legionella Risk Assessment
ADVICE ON COMPLIANCE WITH THE HSE Legionella control is essential for compliance with the Health & Safety at Work Act. If you are a business owner, a building manager, a landlord or in a position of responsibility for the health and safety of employees and building occupants, you will need to ensure that you have a… Read more »
Legionella – What you need to know.
If you are new to the strange words ‘Legionella’ and ‘Legionnaires’ Disease’, hopefully this post will help you understand the basics. Legionella bacteria are single celled microscopic living organisms that are all around us. They are commonly found in all natural water systems such as rivers, lakes and streams. It is unknown how many species of… Read more »
Legionella & Gas Safety.
As a landlord or agent, it is extremely important to consider legionella safety for your tenants as well as the usual gas safety checks that should be carried out on an annual basis. GMS are offering a unique opportunity for landlords and agents to take our annual safety offer. GMS will carry out your full gas safety… Read more »