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Tool Box L8MS is essentially a group of companies operating together in a partnership primarily focused on the supply of Legionella risk assessment and record keeping software and water hygiene consultancy including Water Safety Plans and Authorising Engineers.

The partnership is made up of CompCo Ltd & Greaves Consultants Ltd & Oculus Consulting Ltd who have between them:
  • Over 60 years combined experience in water hygiene & Legionella control.
  • Over 10 years each designing and developing record keeping and risk assessment software.
  • 2 active members of the Water Management Society (WMS) Technical Committee.
  • 2 active field assessors for the Legionella Control Association (LCA) conducting member audits
  • We were directly involved in re-writing the technical guidance document HSG 274 Part 2 with the HSE.

What can L8MS do?

L8MS is essentially a group of companies operating together in a partnership primarily focused on the supply of software products
  • L8MS Risk, which allows standardise legionella risk assessment reports to be created – Specify our risk assessment software as a service user (client) and know what you are getting. Use our risk assessment software as a service provider (contractor) for faster repeatable assessments.
  • L8MS Manage, legionella record keeping Software - as a service user (client) you can keep track of every out of specification result. as a service provider (contractor) you can get results to clients faster and with reduced paperwork.
  • L8MS Manage Mobile, A windows mobile application for on-site collection of test results - Send your staff or contractors out with a pre-defined monitoring program for each site.
  • L8MS Manage Web, A browser based application for easy site access to test and results - A simple web interface allowing an authorised individual to access monitoring and records for a site, a logbook.

As a group we also offer a number of specialist services including
  • Legionella Training and Competency Assessment – Training courses held where you want.
  • Consultancy - Let us distil your results into concise management reports. Produce a written scheme for the control of Legionella (Normal operating, start-up, shutdown, cleaning & monitoring). Help with tender development, we have specifications for risk assessment, remedial work, regular monitoring & inspection.
  • Legionella Control Association (LCA) - The Statement of compliance SOC & supporting procedures, we have a model why reinvent the wheel?
  • Supplier selection – Let us vet your supplier or suggest some known to us.
  • Supplier performance Auditing – Are you getting quality, accuracy or the correct advice?

L8MS Services Do Not Include:
  • water treatment chemicals,
  • chemical service visits,
  • softeners,
  • dosing pumps or control systems
  • cleaning & disinfection services,
  • risk assessment
  • regular on-site monitoring.

This position allows us to work with our clients in a truly independent manner, identifying the most significant outstanding risks and offer practicable solutions.

Our specialist consulting services including:
  • QCF approved Legionella Training courses and qualifications
  • Staff competency assessment, on-site and practical.
  • Consultancy – Water Safety Plans, Concise management reports, Written schemes for the control of Legionella (Normal operating, start-up, shutdown, cleaning & monitoring). Help with tender development, specifications for risk assessment, remedial work, regular monitoring & inspection, even acting as your Authorised Engineer (AE) water.
  • Legionella Control Association (LCA) membership advice – We can help write your Statement of Compliance (SOC) & supporting procedures.
  • Supplier selection – Let us vet your supplier or suggest some one known to us.
  • Supplier performance auditing – Are you getting quality, accuracy or the correct advice?

Software Packages:
  • L8MS Risk, Allows standardised legionella risk assessment reports to be created – Specify our risk assessment software as a service user (client) and know what you are getting. Use our risk assessment software as a service provider (contractor) for faster repeatable assessments.
  • L8MS Manage, legionella record keeping software - as a service user (client) you can keep track of every out of specification result. as a service provider (contractor) you can get results to clients faster and with reduced paperwork.
  • L8MS Manage Mobile, An android application for on-site collection of L8MS Manage test results - Send your staff or contractors out with a pre-defined monitoring program for each site.
  • L8MS Manage Web, A browser based application for easy web based access to enter your results allowing authorised individual to access specific monitoring schedules and records for a site (a logbook).
  • L8MS ThermoTrends a combination of Thermochron iButtons, easy installation, and web software designed to make it easy to collect temperature trends from pipes for a day, week, month or year.

Address:
165 Netherstowe Lane
Lichfield
Staffordshire
WS13 6BA

E-mail: alan@hsg274.co.uk
Phone: 01543 416476
Mobile: 07866 362749
Skype: alan.greaves52

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Alan Greaves (Director of Greaves Consultants Ltd)

Roles:
  • L8 Guidance and consultancy.
  • Risk assessment evaluation & tenders.
  • Training and Competence assessment.
  • L8MS Manage software guidance.

Background Information:
  • Member of Technical Committee – Water Management: 2000-Present
  • Became a Fellow of the Water Management Society (WMS) (Cert) 2009-Present
  • Legionella Control Association (LCA) Field Assessor: 2000-Present
  • directly involved in re-writing the 4th edition of L8 and Guidance Document HSG 274 with the HSE: 2013-2014
Address:
1 Arthur Road
Biggin Hill
Westerham - Kent
TN16 3DD

E-mail: graham@hsg274.co.uk
Phone: 01689 854690
Mobile: 07812 183910
Skype: oculus_consulting

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Graham Thompson (Director of Oculus Consultanting Ltd)

Roles:
  • L8 Guidance and consultancy.
  • Risk assessment evaluation & tenders.
  • Training and Competence assessment.
  • L8MS Manage software guidance.

Background Information:
  • Member of Technical Committee – Water Management: 1999-Present
  • Legionella Control Association (LCA) Field Assessor: 2002-Present
  • Became a Fellow of the Water Management Society (WMS) (Cert) 2008-Present
  • Legionella Control Association (LCA) Field Assessor: 2000-Present
  • Water Management Society (WMS) Traininer: 2012-Present
  • directly involved in re-writing the 4th edition of L8 and Guidance Document HSG 274 with the HSE: 2013-2014
Address:
65 Millcroft Way
Handsacre
Staffordshire
WS15 4TE

E-mail: david@hsg274.co.uk
Phone: 01543 523440
Mobile: 07734 107524
Skype: david.greaves.82

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David Greaves (Director of CompCo Ltd)

Roles:
  • L8MS Software I.T. support.
  • L8MS Software development.
  • L8MS License issues.