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Legionnaires’ Disease and Your Duty to the Public

Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks demonstrate the importance of maintaining site safety for the protection of employees and the general public. A dangerous form of pneumonia, legionnaires’ disease is transmitted by inhaling water droplets that contain the bacteria. Typically legionella bacteria thrive in hot water systems, cooling towers or the condensers of air conditioning units. As infected… Read the Full Post

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Legionella Outbreaks – Managing the Risks

An outbreak of Legionella has broken out in Stoke-On Trent.  This is the second case of Legionella in as many months, with three people dying in Edinburgh after the outbreak there in May.  Therefore it is important to focus on managing the risks from legionella in cooling towers and evaporative condensers.  The Health and Safety… Read the Full Post

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