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    Webinar: Legionella Basics in a COVID-19 World, August 27, 2pm EST

  • 27 August 2020
  • Start time : 02:00 PM
  • End time : 03:00 PM
  • Event Host : Maine Indoor Air Quality Council (MIAQC)
Legionella Basics in a COVID-19 World
Event Description

Join us on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. EST for a one-hour discussion of Legionnella, the bacteria that can grow in building HVAC and water systems and causes Legionnaires Disease, a severe, and sometimes fatal, form of pneumonia.  Understanding Legionnella is especially critical as schools and other buildings re-open after extended shut-downs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The program will provide building owners, facility managers, inspectors, industrial hygienists, and others with a “refresher” on the basics of preventing, recognizing, testing, and control of Legionella.  Topics include:

  • Overview of the AIHA (American Industrial Hygiene Association) Guidlines for Recognition, Evaluation and Control
  • How to identify areas or devices in buildings where Legionella might grow or spread to people.
  • A review of water management plans, regulatory information, case studies and outbreak management
  • Dealing with HVAC systems and concerns in the new COVID-19 world.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Maine Indoor Air Quality Council (MIAQC)
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Dennis N. Francoeur, CIH, CSP, CMI: ​Dennis is a Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Safety Professional and Council Certified Microbial Investigator with RPF Environmental of Portland, Maine. Dennis has been providing assistance to facility and safety managers across New England since 1986 in the areas of indoor air quality, industrial hygiene air testing, chemical exposures, industry and construction related safety and training.
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Webinar

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