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Twelve Great Articles and Resources for Legionella and Water Treatment

A list of the best articles and resources regarding Legionella from around the web. Legionella bacterium can grow in warm water systems like cooling towers and hot tubs; if inhaled, they can cause a severe form of pneumonia known as Legionnaires' Disease. Know the risks and what you can do to prevent legionella from growing in your water systems.

HSE - Legionella and Legionnaires' disease

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) regulates health and safety across a range of sectors and industries in Great Britain. HSE looks at the symptoms of Legionnaires' disease and how it is treated.

Legionella in Cooling Towers and Potable Water

Clarity Water Technologies is a legionella treatment specialist. The risk of human exposure to legionella at your facility is greatest when the water in your cooling tower is untreated or under-treated. The health, environmental, and economic risks associated with a legionella outbreak at your facility is real. Learn about what you can do today to prevent Legionnaires' Disease outbreak at your facility.

New ASHRAE Standard 188 to Prevent Legionnaires Disease

New Legionella Standard Part 1: New ASHRAE Standard 188 to Prevent Legionnaires' Disease Part 2: Facility Managers' Responsibilities for Legionella Prevention Under ASHRAE 188 Part 3: What Facility Managers Should Know About HACCP Plans and ASHRAE 188 Part 4: ASHRAE Legionella Standard: Monitoring, Disinfection, Legal Considerations By Janet E.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Legionnaires' Disease eTool: Water Sampling Guidelines

Legionnaires' Disease eTool: Water Sampling Guidelines

EPA - Legionella: Water Health Advisory

The Health Advisory Program, sponsored by the Office of Water (OW), provides information on the
health effects, analytical methodology and treatment technology that would be useful in dealing with the contamination of drinking water. This article outlines the dangers of Legionella.

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

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.

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.