Legionella

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Legionella: QNJAC Occupational Health Information Sheet No.4 16/4/13
Aimed at helping quarry operators, contractors, managers and others, this guidance focuses on reducing the risk of ill health from exposure to potentially fatal legionella bacteria in water systems associated with mineral processing operations. To meet legal requirements, Information Sheet No.4 advises as to sources of risk; risk control; and what needs to be done. Monthly and quarterly actions are recommended in certain situations.


QNJAC is a collaboration to improve safety, efficiency, and productivity. It relies on industry expertise to come together for the mutual benefit.

Here are some of the key partners actively involved in QNJAC.

EMPI Awards

Health and Safety executive (HSE)

Institute of Quarrying (IQ)

Mineral Products Association (MPA)

Mineral Products Qualification Council (MPQC)

Minerals Matter

The British Aggregate Association (BAA)

Unite - The union

University of Derby (UoD)

For more resources, please visit SafeQuarry.com