Special Pathogens Laboratory, Special Pathogens Technology, and IAPMO Offer Last ASSE 12080 Certification Training for 2022, October 3-5

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), in conjunction with Special Pathogens Technology, and Special Pathogens Laboratory (SPL), will hold the last  ASSE 12080 Legionella Water Safety and Management Specialist Certification Training for 2022 on October 3-5, 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 instructorleads the multidisciplinary teaching team that includes: 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 from engineering, infection prevention, facility administration, and risk management.

In this engaging training, 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 course fulfills the 24 hour education required to sit for the exam, which students can take as early as the end of the last day of class. 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 October 3-5, 2022 through Zoom.The registration fee includes the ASSE exam, ASSE Stan dard 12080, the course guidebook Puzzled by Legionella? A Guide to Understanding Detection, Prevention, and Water Management.

Learn more here!

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