The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), in conjunction with Special Pathogens Laboratory (SPL), is offering the fifth ASSE 12080 Legionella Water Safety and Management Specialist Certification Training, Jun 7-9. 2021.
Dr. Prevost will first present the results of several recommissioning case studies showing that not all buildings are contaminated with Legionella after extended stagnation and that other OPPs should be considered. Then she will show findings from a detailed intervention study to measure the impact of dally, weekly and monthly flushing and shook chlorination on the prevalence and concentrations on Legionella pneumophilia in a heavily contaminated large building.
Join us for a special one-hour Puzzled by Legionella? Wednesday Webinar with The Joint Commission. Our guest speaker is Diane Cullen, RN, MSN, MBA, CIC, Associate Director, Standards Interpretation Group, Division of Healthcare Improvement at The Joint Commission. Cullen will provide information on updates and answer your questions about the Environment of Care & Life Safety Solutions Regulatory Compliance for Legionella.
Special Pathogens Laboratory conducted the first study of new RGM culture media to recover Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) from environmental water samples. Previously used for clinical recovery for NTM, this study shows that RGM is the most effective media to isolate these waterborne pathogens from potable and non-potable water sources paving the way for greater detection and prevention.
A LIVE Q&A Got questions about what Legionella disinfection technology is best for your facility? Need a better understanding of how these technologies work? Do you have doubts about the efficacy of your system? In this webinar, you’ll get a brief overview of these technologies and the pros and cons. We’ll open the floor to answer any and every question you may have. Come prepared to get into the weeds!
The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), in conjunction with Special Pathogens Laboratory (SPL), is offering the fifth ASSE 12080 Legionella Water Safety and Management Specialist Certification Training, April 5-7. 2021.
We’ll discuss how the new ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Standard 12080 bridges the knowledge gap and how new proposed Joint Commission Environment of Care standards will advance proactive prevention of healthcare-acquired Legionnaires’ disease.
This presentation will review the legal basis for liability for legionella and will identify the elements necessary to constitute a valid tort claim. If a legionella claim is made, insurance coverage may be available under a commercial general liability policy and a review of underwriting criteria typically utilized to obtain this coverage along with what legionella coverage typically includes will be discussed.