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Morgandog7
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Jul 2021 22 20:54

Washrooms

Hi all.
Not been on for a while as got a new job at a larger school.
Anyway, can anyone advice if it is a legal requirement to have hot water at sink in children’s toilet area.
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Jul 2021 22 22:17

Re: Washrooms

I do believe it is a legal requirement for hot/warm water to be provided for the purpose of handwashing, we almost had to shut down last year because the hot water boiler failed, luckily we got it repaired same day.
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Jul 2021 23 10:28

Re: Washrooms

It is a legal requirement under the CDM regs, for construction, Workplace regs for workers and School Premises regs, well... for schools.
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Jul 2021 23 11:39

Re: Washrooms

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.u ... emises.pdf

There is a section on water supplies

Not sure if there is an updated document, but don't think it will have changed.
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Jul 2021 23 23:45

Re: Washrooms

Don't forget to have TMV's installed, get them serviced (chlorinated) every year as well. -Success.png-

We had to have a HW ring installed on any new installation so that hot water, 60 degrees at source, could reach both ends of the supply to the sinks. So new pipes, new pump and timer, a couple of new calorifiers and depending on number of sinks in a block - one large TMV or each with a separate one.

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