Any business owner who operates a facility with water-based equipment is likely familiar with Legionella. This life-threatening bacteria can be avoided with constant, vigilant upkeep of the water system. Keeping individuals safe should always be the top priority, and is required for compliance with most local and state health regulations. Some types of machinery are […]
What Happens If My Commercial Building Experiences A Legionella Outbreak?
If your commercial building is the source of a Legionella outbreak, it is critical that you act quickly and decisively to control the spread before it can impact the health and safety of people in the area. Having an established relationship with a water treatment professional before an outbreak occurs should help you to respond […]
Benefits Of Legionella Risk Assessments
Individuals who are responsible for keeping their building’s water system safe and in good repair should include Legionella management as part of their strategy. Legionella can flourish in any freshwater system, so undergoing regular risk assessments is an important part of remaining vigilant against this potentially dangerous bacteria. Even if your water has never been […]
Why Are Legionella Risk Assessments Important?
Any freshwater system in a building can harbor dangerous bacteria. If the building’s owners or managers have a regular risk assessment conducted they can detect this early and avoid an outbreak. Legionella risk assessments not only evaluate the current state of bacteria in the water, but they also provide valuable insight into problematic areas in […]
The Steps In A Legionella Risk Assessment
Whether you are simply installing a new air conditioning system or are responsible for the safety and function of an entire facility’s cooling and heating machinery, it is important that you remain aware of the state of your water system. This includes conducting regular Legionella risk assessments so that any dangerous bacteria can be handled […]
How Often Should Legionella Risk Assessments Be Done?
Any individual responsible for the maintenance and operation of a cooling tower or building water system should be vigilant against Legionella. This dangerous bacteria can cause illness in humans, and understanding your risk of developing Legionella in your water can help you to make informed decisions about the maintenance of your system. Be sure to […]
What Is A Legionella Risk Assessment?
If you are in charge of making decisions about your building’s water system, you may have already heard about Legionella. This dangerous bacteria can appear in any freshwater system, so whether you are working with a cooling tower, hot tub, or just a water line that has not been treated recently, you may need to […]