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Legionella

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Legionella

 

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Harry M. Neill

Today I'd like to share some information about Legionnaires Disease and the methodical approach to safety development that can be implemented in your facilities. 1Source have professionals will work with you to come up with a plan that addresses all the issues associated with the deadly Legionnaires Disease.

Please feel free to e-mail me and we can set aside some time to discuss how we can assist you with any Legionnaires Disease plans or questions you may have for your company.

Sincerely,
Harry M. Neill, CIH Vice President,
Mold and Indoor Air Quality Services


Legionnaires Disease

Legionnaires Disease

It is estimated that in the United States there are between 10,000 and 50,000 cases of Legionnaires' disease each year. Legionnaires' disease is a bacterial disease commonly associated with water-based aerosols that have originated from warm water sources. It is often associated with poorly maintained cooling towers and potable water systems.

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Legionella Bacteria Prevention Planning

Legionella Bacteria Prevention Planning

Legionella bacteria can be found in a variety of naturally occurring sources (e.g., soils, ponds and streams) in addition to man-made sources such as cooling towers, potable water systems, and heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems. Legionella bacteria are present in public and well water supplies at extremely low concentrations.

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Legionella Testing and Legionnaires Disease Prevention

Legionella Testing and Legionnaires Disease Prevention

What should you do if an employee or occupant at your facility is diagnosed with Legionnaires disease or Pontiac Fever? How would you respond? Who should be involved? Remember, a methodical approach is crucial. If there is a confirmed case of Legionnaires disease, or worse a death, it is critical to have a plan that addresses all the issues.

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