Legionella Risk Assessments For Guest Houses, Bed & Breakfast, Legionella Risk Assessments

Share:   Legionella Risk Assessments For Guest Houses & Bed And Breakfast Accommodation Although often on a smaller scale, guest houses are subject to the same basic risks as international hotels. They too require an up-to-date Legionella risk assessment and ongoing monitoring. We are able to provide a cost effective Legionella risk assessment and can advise on … Continue reading “Legionella Risk Assessments For Guest Houses, Bed & Breakfast, Legionella Risk Assessments”

Auckland Public Health Service Concerned By Number Of Legionnaires’ Disease Cases

Share:   15,000 businesses contacted as a result of Legionnaires’ Disease outbreak The Public health service in Auckland, New Zealand is continuing to release information following 15 cases of Legionnaires’ Disease in Auckland.  Earlier this month (April 2012) health officials claimed they were confident that ‘shock dosing’ of 300 building would help to curb the disease outbreak. … Continue reading “Auckland Public Health Service Concerned By Number Of Legionnaires’ Disease Cases”

Aerosols In Water Systems Create Highest Risk For Legionella Bacteria

Share:   Aerosols Created In Water Systems Present Highest Risk For Legionella Bacteria Water systems which create and disseminate breathable water droplets or aerosol present the highest risk of contracting Legionellosis. The degree of risk is affected by general cleanliness of shower heads, water temperature control and design flaws such as dead legs or long runs of … Continue reading “Aerosols In Water Systems Create Highest Risk For Legionella Bacteria”

Case Study: Legionella and Legionnaires’ Disease outbreak at long-term care home | AMES Legionella Control Services

Share:   Case Study & Preventative Lessons : Toronto Legionnaires’ Disease Care Home Outbreak Never a week goes by without the local or national media reporting on something tragic or disastrous such as the outbreak of a house fire which results in tragedy.  However rarely do the media then follow up on the reasons and causes of … Continue reading “Case Study: Legionella and Legionnaires’ Disease outbreak at long-term care home | AMES Legionella Control Services”

Hospital in UK Found To Have Some Failings In Legionella Control Policies

Share:   Hospital in UK Found To Have Some Failings In Legionella Control Policies A hospital here in the UK has been instructed to improve its policies in order to deter the development of legionella and Legionnaires’ disease.  The HSE were notified after a patient was believed to have contracted Legionnaires Disease whilst at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. … Continue reading “Hospital in UK Found To Have Some Failings In Legionella Control Policies”

What does the inside of the water storage tank look like in your workplace?

Share:   What does the inside of the water storage tank look like in your workplace? One thing businesses maintenance managers sometimes overlook is the regular checking of commercial water tanks or storage tanks.  If a regime has not been put in place which has resulted in the habitual checking of these tanks then it can get … Continue reading “What does the inside of the water storage tank look like in your workplace?”