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Guideline Links

US Legionella Guidelines 
Links to all US Legionella guidelines. 

 

Water Links
http://www.marleyct.com/publications.htm

ASHRAE - Guideline 12-2000 - Minimizing the Risk of Legionellosis Associated with Building Water Systems. 
This document is supplied as a free download from Marley Cooling Technologies.

http://www.osha-slc.gov/dts/osta/otm/otm_iii/otm_iii_7.html

OSHA Technical Manual Chapter 7 Legionnaire's Disease 

 

http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dbmd/diseaseinfo/legionellosis_g.htm

 CDC – Legionella Frequently Asked Questions 

 

http://www.legionella.org/biocides_research1.htm

Chart comparing varying biocides with regard to controlling legionella and impact on piping system for process water and potable water

 


Cooling Towers

http://www.cti.org/frame.html?page=cti_search.html

Cooling Tower Institute Legionellosis Guideline

 


Potable Water

http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/humanhealth/microbial/legionellafs.pdf

EPA document titled “Legionella: Drinking Water Fact Sheet”

http://www.hopkins-heic.org/infectious_diseases/water_table.htm

Chart comparing varying biocides with regard to controlling legionella and impact on piping for potable water. Chart developed by Greg Bova of Johns Hopkins Hospital 

 


Healthcare Industry

http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/hip/pneumonia/2_legion.htm

Paper titled, “A Technical Perspective on Controlling Legionella in Building Water Systems”. Printed in International Federation of Hospital Engineering Business Briefing dated December 2001.

http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/hip/pneumonia/2_legion.htm

CDC - Recommendations for Prevention of Nosocomial Legionnaires' Disease 

http://www.dhmh.state.md.us/publ-rel/html/0800legion.htm

Maryland Dept of Public Health Legionella Task Force Findings

http://www.ashe.org/media/water.html 

ASHE - Regulatory Update clarifying the new JCAHO Environment of Care - Utility Systems Management guidelines for water borne pathogens. JCAHO, ASHE and Legionella Risk Management, Inc jointly wrote document.

http://www.jcaho.org/standards_frm.html 

JCAHO effective January 2001 - Utility Systems Management

http://www.legionella.org/ACHD_guideline.htm

Allegheny County Health Department Guidelines

http://www.hopkins-heic.org/infectious_diseases/water_table.htm

Comparison chart of active potable water treatment methods by Greg Bova of Johns Hopkins Hospital

http://www.legionellarm.com/ICP_Report_reprint.pdf

Article from ICP report titled, "JCAHO’s New Waterborne Pathogen Requirements Take Effect This Year: Is Your Facility Ready"

http://www.ahaonlinestore.com/ProductDisplay.asp?ProductID=634&cartID=1643

ASHE Technical Document "Legionnaires' Disease --- How Will the New JCAHO Guidelines Impact Healthcare?" written by Tim Keane 

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5210a1.htm
CDC Environmental Infection Control Guidelines 

 


Injection Molding Industry

http://www.legionella.org/ACHD_guideline.htm

Allegheny County Health Department Guidelines