ECDC Legionnaires’ Disease Surveillance Report 2020 In this article the water safety specialists at Legionella Control International review the latest Legionnaires’ Disease Surveillance Report published by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). The review looks at the main findings from the ECDC report including the number of reported cases and how this […]
Expert Review of the New BS 8580-2 for Pseudomonas Risk Assessments In this technical review the water safety specialists at Legionella Control International take a detailed look at the recently published British Standard Code of Practice, BS 8580-2:2022 which deals with risk assessments for Pseudomonas aeruginosa and other waterborne pathogens.
How to Improve Hospital Water Safety Standards In this article the healthcare specialists at Legionella Control International look at some of the key challenges facing hospital estates and facilities teams in the management of hospital water safety systems.
Going beyond the immediately visible impact of an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease, we investigate other, often hidden economic consequences that are all too often overlooked.
An outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease discovered in a northern region of Portugal late in 2020 has led to an investigation by the Public Ministry to try and work out the source of the outbreak.