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Top 8 Legionella Remediation Articles

10 Ways to Prevent Building-Associated Legionnaires' Disease

10 Ways to Prevent Building-Associated Legionnaires' Disease Jerry Angelilli and Janet E. Stout, PhD Managing risks to the safety and health of people who occupy or visit your building is one of the most important aspects of your job as a facilities operation and maintenance professional.

Traveling brings risks of Legionnaires' disease

The primary source of Legionnaires' disease that killed three people staying at a downtown Chicago hotel this summer is believed to have been fairly innocuous: the decorative fountain in the lobby.

Minimize Risk of Legionnaires' Disease

Cooling towers and evaporative condensers have the potential to develop infectious concentrations of legionellae, the bacteria responsible for causing Legionnaires' Disease. Prudent water treatment is necessary to control the growth and amplification of Legionella. WANT TO READ MORE? SIGN UP TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Pa. VA hospital knew of bacteria problem before death

(CBS News) There's been an outbreak other than the flu at the VA Hospital in Pittsburgh. It raises the question: What do patients have the right to know? The bacterium that causes the respiratory illness known as Legionnaires' disease was found in the hospital's water system.

Officials Take Quick Action After Legionella Detected At Nursing Home

When a female resident at York Commons was diagnosed last month with pneumonia caused by legionella bacteria, county officials tested a water sample from the a senior citizens' high-rise in Lawrenceville. The results forced them into action. News, Sports, Weather, Traffic and the Best of Pittsburgh

Legionnaires' Disease eTool: Water Sampling Guidelines

Legionnaires' Disease eTool: Water Sampling Guidelines

Legionella: Environmental Isolation Techniques Eval, ELITE Program - CDC

About Although Legionella spp. live in a wide variety of freshwater habitats, they can be difficult to isolate. The ELITE Program was created as a way for laboratories to test their Legionella isolation techniques against standardized samples.

OSHA Technical Manual (OTM) - Section III: Chapter 7: Legionnaires' Disease

OSHA Technical Manual (OTM) - Section III: Chapter 7: Legionnaires' Disease

Codes+Standards | Legionella standard

Health Facilities Management, a publication of the American Hospital Association, is the most trusted and credible publication in its field. HFM provides the most comprehensive coverage of the unique challenges facing health facility design/architecture, construction and operations communities. We report on the latest trends in hospital construction and renovations, illustrating unique building projects.