FRANKS PORTLOCK LAUNCHES WATER HYGIENE SERVICES

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FRANKS PORTLOCK LAUNCHES WATER HYGIENE SERVICES

We are delighted to have bolstered our offering with the launch of water hygiene services which support our clients in managing the risks associated with Legionella.

We now offer a range of water hygiene services.  This includes compliance management; risk assessments and control measures; cleaning and disinfection; the installation, refurbishment, servicing, design and supply of plant and equipment; the modification, monitoring and inspection of hot and cold water systems; and training for both groups and individuals.

To lead the new water hygiene services, we appointed Sean Green as head of operations (water hygiene). With more than 29 years’ sector experience, Sean is a member of the Water Management Society, the Water Regulations Advisory Scheme and Approved Plumbers’ Scheme. Sean holds a breadth of industry qualifications including City and Guilds BS2 Control of Legionella in Hot and Cold Water Systems, City and Guilds BS4 Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment of Water Systems within Buildings and IOSH Managing Safety and Water Supply fitting regulation.

Phil Franks, technical director at Franks Portlock, said: “I am pleased to officially launch our water hygiene services into the market. This area of environmental consultancy is something we have been looking to move into for quite some time given its synergy with our asbestos management services and following an increasing demand from our customers.

“We’re continually looking to better assist our clients’ commitment to health and safety, I am therefore thrilled that we are able to respond so effectively to our clients’ requirements, particularly during such challenging times.”

Sean Green, head of business operations for water hygiene at Franks Portlock, said: “As a leading environmental consultancy, it is great that Franks Portlock has further expanded its offering to include water hygiene and I am delighted to be spearheading the delivery of these services.

“Through the provision of our water hygiene services, alongside our personal and responsive customer service, we aim to ensure our clients are managing their liability and meeting the correct regulations with regards to water hygiene, as well as making economic and sustainable improvements. Due to the outbreak of Covid-19 many clients are unsure of their obligations and how safest to proceed, our priority is to help them navigate these uncertain times.”

We specialise in helping organisations manage workplace and environmental risk in order to comply with UK safety regulations and we have the technical capabilities and expertise to undertake projects of any scale whether large or small. Our team works across a wide range of sectors and no job is too big or too small – whether you are a large organisation with multiple sites, or a single dwelling, we are here to support you.

You can find more information on our water hygiene services here or contact our team to find out how we can support you here.

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Bernard Interiors

During a recent review by our Health and Safety consultant, it was noted that a Legionella Risk Assessment was necessary for our studio. We contacted Franks Portlock who undertook a full review of the premises and provided us with a greater understanding of the UK regulations and requirements. Sean Green supplied us with a detailed Legionella risk assessment and offered pragmatic advice and guidance on the procedures required to remain compliant, the whole process was seamless from start to finish.. Sean attention to detail and dedication was faultless throughout the entire process and it was a pleasure to work with both him and the team.

The de Ferrers Trust

Six months ago, we instructed Sean and the team at Franks Portlock for their services in Water Hygiene and we have been blown away by the service he has provided us. We have a number of different schools on board with him that range from full water hygiene monthly management, to RA's and Annual services. When tendering we found that Frank's Portlocks cost were similar to what we were already paying, however the level of detail that the contract covers far outweighs any previous contract we've ever had. The Monthly meetings have made a massive difference in ensuring that faults and risk items are dealt with promptly and appropriately. As the person who oversees compliance across our trust, I no longer have to worry about the water hygiene compliance in our schools that use Franks Portlock.

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