National Library of Scotland

National Library of Scotland Case Study
Various sites across Central Scotland Case Study
National Library of Scotland
National Library of Scotland

OVERVIEW

ECG Facilities Services are a key service provider to the National Library of Scotland – Scotland’s largest library – offering research facilities for academics, writers and post-graduate students. ECG Facilities Services were delighted to be awarded this contract to provide Hard Facilities Management Services (including Legionella Prevention Maintenance) across the Library’s entire estate – comprising of 8 sites across the Central Belt of Scotland. Our Water Hygiene Department have closely liaised with the Library’s on-site team to ensure works are carefully planned in conjunction with the Library’s quieter periods, to ensure minimal/no disruption to this very busy institution. As a result of this, some essential works have been carried outwith the core hours of the Library, or clear and concise signage has been erected in and around areas of ongoing works.

BACKGROUND

Established in 1925, the National Library of Scotland is the largest library in Scotland – hosting first-class exhibitions and collections as well as acting as a research library.

SERVICES DELIVERED

Full and comprehensive Legionella risk assessments, including schematic drawings in accordance with the ACOP L8 guidelines
Monthly, quarterly, six monthly, and annual monitoring takes
Showerhead clean and disinfections
CWST inspections, refurbishments, and replacements
Monthly sentinel temperature checks
Calorifier checks and maintenance
Bi-annual TMV servicing and calibration
Bacteriological and Microbiological potable water sampling