CDC Releases New Document for Controlling Legionella Bacteria

CDC Releases New Document for Controlling Legionella Bacteria

By Hilary Nardone, Environmental Group Training ManagerCertified ASSE 12080 Legionella Water Safety and Management Specialist The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a “Toolkit for Controlling Legionella in Common Sources of Exposure” (Legionella Control Toolkit). The aim of this new document is…

The Importance of Controlling Legionella Bacteria in Ice Machines

The Importance of Controlling Legionella Bacteria in Ice Machines

By: Lyanne Claudio  ASSE 12080 Legionella Water Safety and Management Specialist Since the identification of Legionella bacteria in 1976 after a deadly outbreak following an American Legion convention in Philadelphia , multiple studies have found Legionella bacteria growing in ice machines[1]. Even more concerning, there have been several…