Sensible Strategies for                                  
Environmental Infection Control                       
in Healthcare Facilities                                  

Tim Keane is a consultant with Environmental Infection Control Consultants (EICC) and is one of the country’s leading experts in methods to control and minimize the risk of waterborne pathogens, including Legionella. Mr. Keane’s areas of specialization include;

  • Waterborne Pathogens
    • outbreak investigations,
    • water systems remediation and disinfection
    • long term Legionella control program management,
    • waterborne pathogen risk assessment and
    • waterborne pathogen risk management planning.
  • Water Treatment for potable, process and clinical system
    • RFP and bid management for water treatment supplier selection
    • Treatment program overview and monitoring
    • Problem resolution


Work Experience

Tim Keane has worked with Healthcare and Industrial facilities in the US and internationally, implementing waterborne pathogen programs as well as consulting on water treatment issues. In the area of waterborne pathogen programs, Mr. Keane performs environmental risk assessments, develops and implements risk management plans, oversees remediation projects and performs outbreak investigations.

Mr. Keane also provides consultation for process water treatment issues in the areas of bid development, bid evaluation, and program management.

 He has 15 years experience in industrial and commercial water treatment consulting, 5 years experience as a project engineer and warranty engineer for new construction and 5 years experience as a facility engineering manager.

 Educational and Professional Background

  • BS Degree in Marine Engineering from Unites States Merchant Marine Academy
  • USCG Marine Engineering License issued 1977

Professional Organizations

  • American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
  • American Society of Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)
  • Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)
  • American Water Works Association (AWWA)
  • Member of the Council of Healthcare Advisors

 Publications (2000 to current)

Presentations (2000 to current)