Healthcare Risk Assessment Suitability Audit
What is a Healthcare Risk Assessment Audit?
The risk assessments that inform the WSP should identify potential hazards caused by Legionella, P. aeruginosa and other relevant pathogens, chemicals, temperature and events that may arise during supply, storage, delivery, maintenance and use of water in healthcare facilities.
WIPC will audit your risk assessment against the requirements from the Dept. of Health Guidance including HTM04:01 Safe Water in Healthcare Premises, Part B, The Health and Social Care Act 2008 Code of Practice on the prevention and control of infections, HTM03:01 and HTM01:05 Decontamination.
Do I need a Risk Assessment Audit?
You have to ask yourself if the regulator inspected your site, would your Legionella Risk Assessment be enough to satisfy the inspectors, keep patients safe from alert pathogens and does it cover all aspects of water safety?
The risk assessment should identify potential alert organisms and microbiological hazards caused by Legionella, P. aeruginosa and other relevant pathogens, consider practical aspects and detail appropriate control measures.
If you are a Legionella Service Provider WIPC can update your Legionella Risk Assessment to conform to the above and ensure continued Healthcare operations and commercial success.
The Healthcare Risk Assessment Audit will benchmark your contractors risk assessment document against the requirements for a clinical healthcare setting covering such areas and disciplines as: