Special Pathogens Laboratory, Special Pathogens Technology, and IAPMO Offer 12th ASSE 12080 Certification Training, July 25-27, 2022

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), in conjunction with Special Pathogens Laboratory (SPL),is offering ASSE 12080 Legionella Water Safety and Management Specialist Certification Training, July 25-27, 2022.

Special Pathogens Technology President and SPL Founder Janet E. Stout, PhD, an infectious disease microbiologist with more than 30 years of pioneering research in Legionella, and ASSE certified instructorwill teach the three-day course. Additional instructors include: David Pierre, vice president of Consulting Services, ASSE certified instructor and ASSE certified Legionella Water Safety and Management Specialist; Jack Rihs, technical specialist; and guest presenters.

Attendees will gain the requisite knowledge, understanding, and competency to serve as a member of a facilities water safety team to help protect against Legionella outbreaks and react to one appropriately should it occur. The program will focus on the development of a risk assessment analysis, and water management and sampling plan, for protection from Legionella and other waterborne pathogens. The training will also cover the codes, and the resources, understanding, and skills needed to conduct a facility risk assessment and implement a water safety and management program to reduce the risk of infections due to Legionella.

The ASSE 12080 certification exam will be administered at the end. Attendees who pass the exam will become certified as Legionella Water Safety and Management Specialists. Our course has a pass rate of 97% for the exam. To date, ~400 students have been certified!

The training is scheduled for 8 a.m.-5 p.m. EDT July 25-27, 2022 through Zoom.
The registration fee includes the ASSE exam, ASSE Standard 12080, the course guidebook Puzzled by Legionella? A Guide to Understanding Detection, Prevention, and Water Management.

To register, visit https://www.iapmolearn.org/topclass/searchCatalog.do?catId=129117.

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