Dr Paul McDermott

Paul McDermott is a former HSE Specialist Inspector and has contributed to the production of numerous Legionella-related guidance documents, including: BS 8580 (2010) and its recent revision BS 8580-1 (2019); TM13, L8 (4th edition) and HSG274.

He is Authorising Engineer (Water) at a number of NHS Trusts, a Technical Assessor for UKAS, conducting assessments of companies seeking accreditation for Legionella risk assessment services and a Field Assessor for the Legionella Control Association.

Paul also continues to provide expert witness services to HSE, the Crown Prosecution Service, Local Authorities and private legal companies.