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    Lodging Engineer – Legionella Water Management Planning Overview

    July 25, 2019

    Lodging Engineer - By Bill Pearson – Bacteria are in the hotel water system from the municipality supplied or other water source provider, as well as from biofilm contamination of the water once it’s on the property (in the building). Both routes should be considered in the Water Management Program. READ MORE…

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    “Reducing Legionnaires’ Disease Risk from Hotel & Resort Properties”

    July 17, 2019

    The National Association of Hotel & Lodging Engineers executive director Robert Elliott NAHLE’s June 14th Webinar, ‘Reducing Legionnaires Disease Risk from Hotels and Resorts” is now available in an edited video version.  Executive director Robert Elliott says, “with the recent Atlanta hotel outbreak and another unrelated closing of a hotel cooling water tower, we decided [...]

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    3 cases of Legionnaires’ disease follow visits to downtown Atlanta hotel

    (CNN)  By Susan Scutti, CNN Three guests who stayed at a prominent downtown Atlanta hotel have become sick with Legionnaires’ disease, prompting an investigation of the hotel on Monday, officials said. “Based on epidemiological evidence we have an outbreak among people who stayed at the [Sheraton Atlanta] during the same time period,” said Nancy Nydam, director [...]

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    Disneyland shuts cooling towers after Legionnaires’ outbreak

    AJC Atlanta News Now July 16, 2019 By Joy Johnston, Cox Media Group National Content DeskDisneyland shut down two cooling towers in October after people who visited the Southern California theme park were diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease. A dozen cases of the bacterial illness were discovered approximately three weeks ago, the Orange County Health Care [...]

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    Drone Attacks: Three Steps to Protect Your Facility

    July 6, 2019

    FacilitiesNet By Bill Edwards   SECURITY   Experience with intelligence, operations, and security in the U.S. government shows the ever-growing benefits technology brings — but also the great threats it presents. There is no better example of a technology with great benefits and even greater challenges than drones, or unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), specifically commercial drones. It’s [...]

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    The National Association of Hotel & Lodging Engineers

    in cooperation with IDEXX

    Present June 14 Legionnaires' Webinar

    "Reducing Legionnaires' Disease Risk 

    from Hotel & Resort Properties" 

    Featuring Center for Disease Control (CDC) and ASHRAE Standard 188 Committee Members

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