Cooling Towers & Evaporative Condensers

Health and safety advice for businesses, and how you can comply with the law as an employer.

Cooling towers

A business or premises that has wet cooling towers and/or evaporative condensers within South Staffordshire needs to register with this department.
You can apply for your Cooling Tower Registration by downloading the Cooling Tower Registration form.

The main purpose of the law is to help in the investigation of legionnaires' disease. It is also to ensure that suitable control measures are in place to protect employees and the general public from the risk of infection by organisms such as legionella.

If a tower becomes redundant or dismantled, this should also be notified.
Alternatively you can now apply online by clicking on the following : Apply for a licence

You must tick all the boxes which apply to your business, answering all questions and give all the information requested. If you have any enquiries, the Health & Safety Team will help you.
There is no fee for this application.

A list of cooling towers & evaporative condensers in South Staffordshire is available here: Public Copy of Register

Food & Safety Team
Telephone: 01902 696220


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