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DAVID HARPER - Eng. Tech., M.I.H.E.E.M., F.W.M.Soc., HFSoPHE

M.C.I.P.H.E., M.I.I.E., M.A.S.E.E., M.I.E.T.

Public Health Consultant


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Having recently attended the above course I thought I would write to provide some feedback on the services you offer.

I found the course very stimulating with the anecdotes from David Harper amusing.

I must congratulate you on your staff. When they came to carry out an inspection and treatment works, they acted courteously at all times with visitors, residents and staff.

Many thanks.

Yours sincerely

Richard Hawe

Regional Operations Executive


Thank you for the set of course notes associated with the above training course attended by myself.

I found the day to be extremely beneficial, having learned a lot and enjoyed the lively atmosphere. Your main speaker, Mr. David Harper, demonstrated great skill in his delivery, allowing his obvious knowledge and experience to be clearly communicated to all. The thing that particularly impressed me was his directness and plain speaking which itself held everyone's attention and generated much interesting discussion on the subject. A worthwhile day to be recommended.

Yours sincerely

Cliff Luke

Senior Estates Officer

I write to express my appreciation to you, on behalf of the HVCA West of England Regional Branch and it Members, for the above presentation, which the writer offered verbally following the meeting and which I am hereby equally pleased to confirm the content and manner with which you delivered the presentation proved to be highly informative and interesting to those in attendance, I am sure that, on behalf of the West of England membership of HVCA, they would wish me further record their gratitude for you also having taken the trouble to produce the hand out document presented to those in attendance, which I have no doubt that they will find of much assistance in their business practices with respect to the issues highlighted during your presentation.

Yours sincerely Andrew Marchant Regional Manager.

Dear Sir,

On behalf of Space Cooling Systems, I would like to thank you and your staff for enabling Kevin Blackball and myself to join the training that you organised.

The information that we were given was very informative and creative in respect of what should be done to prevent anyone coming into contact with Legionella. With this in mind and the works that we do within the supermarket trade, the information given to us by Mr David Harper was very informative.

We hope that we will be able to do this again so that we can give more engineers training on what Legionella looks like and what damage it can do.

Yours faithfully


Dear Mr French,

I am writing to thank you for giving me, and other members of our team, the opportunity to attend the recent training course with David Harper.

David's experience certainly made the sessions lively and informative. It always makes a difference when the tutor has extensive "hands on" experience and this will stand us in good stead for our enforcement work.

Yours sincerely

Jerry Diplock

Principal Environmental Health Officer

May I congratulate you for the excellent course and facilities you organised on Monday 14th January 2002.

I certainly gained a clear appreciation of Legionella and the requirements associated with risk assessment of water systems.

The course tutor demonstrated in a precise manner, his thorough knowledge of the subject making the course both informative and enjoyable.

This was one of the best on-day courses of this nature I have attended.

Colin Gilderthorp

Senior Services Engineer, Torbay Council