Legionnaires' Disease: Steps to Reduce Risk in Aquatic Venues

Track: 
RWI Prevention
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Time: 
Thursday, October 11, 2018 -
1:30pm to 2:20pm

Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show improper operation maintenance of public spas is common and increases the risk for Legionella, the bacteria that cause Legionnaires’ disease. Pool and spa operators and environmental health practitioners play a critical role in Legionella risk reduction in spas and other aquatic venues.