Legionella - Sources & Risks | If you have water in your building, you have a risk.
Course Type: Complimentary Session
Course Length: 2 hrs
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Seminar Overview & Scope
Legionnaires' disease is a serious infection, with fatalities to healthy individuals and immune compromised persons.
Determining who is responsible for water safety in buildings is not always clear. The responsibility falls among the building owner and facility manager. Those responsible are obligated to follow current Legionella Guidelines and Standards to prevent occupant risk.
- Background on Legionella
- Typical sources of Legionella in buildings
- Laboratory identification of Legionella
- Current Legionella Guidelines and Standards
- Measures and Practices to minimize Legionella occurrence
Who Should Attend?
- Building Owners
- Facility Managers & Property Managers
- General Contractors
- Maintenance Personnel
- Health & Safety Professionals
Adam Crawford, B.Sc., DOHS, CIH
Operations Manager, Indoor Environmental Quality
Adam Crawford is the Operations Manager with the Mississauga and Toronto Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) Group at Pinchin Ltd. Adam provides supervision, training, coordination and quality control for all employees in the Mississauga and Toronto IEQ Group. Adam is a key account manager for several clients and is also the National leader for Legionella consulting. Adam obtained a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Environmental Biology from the University of Guelph in 2002 and a Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety from McMaster University in 2009. Adam also obtained the Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation in 2013 from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH). Adam has over 16 years of consulting experience, 14 of which has been focused on indoor environmental quality.
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