Legionella Control for Facilities Management Companies In this article our water safety specialists consider some of the key factors facilities management companies need to consider when taking on responsibilities for the control of legionella in buildings.
Produce Misting Sytems: An Unusual Risk for Legionnaires’ Disease? In this article our legionella risk specialists review the use of produce misting systems in supermarkets and food stores, and ask whether this type of humidification system creates an increased risk of Legionnaires’ disease. The article explains what this type of misting system is and how […]
Hybrid or Home Working and Water Safety: Where Do Offices Stand? COVID-19 has changed the world and the way we all live and work. In some countries, lockdowns are easing, and vaccines are helping those in charge relax the strict rules we’ve all been living under for over a year.
Adiabatic Cooling Systems & Legionnaires’ Disease In this article our cooling tower specialists consider the selection of adiabatic cooling systems over the more traditional evaporative cooling towers, and how their use can impact the risks associated with Legionella bacteria and Legionnaires’ disease.
5 Ways to Maintain Water System Safety In this article our water safety specialists focus on the management and control of Legionella bacteria and other waterborne pathogens in building water systems. Our experts highlight five key areas that can help those responsible for water safety compliance meet their responsibilities in this specialist area of health […]
Can Point-of-Use Water Filters Control Legionella, Pseudomonas & Other Waterborne Pathogens? This expert water safety article looks at the role of point-of-use water filters, and asks if they can be used to control the health risks from legionella, pseudomonas and other waterborne pathogens that can contaminate engineered water systems.
In this article our healthcare water safety specialists look at the use of birthing pools and consider if they create a risk from Legionnaires’ disease. The article looks at how birthing pools are typically used both in hospitals and at home, what factors can increase legionella risks, and what steps can be taken to keep people safe when using such pools.
If you asked a group of 100 random people which area of their home was most likely to see the most bacteria, what do you think they’d say? Most people would probably think of the bathroom and, more specifically, the toilet. Even though most of us regularly clean the toilet, surely there would be bacteria there more than anywhere else.
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.