This blog notes the latest legionella outbreaks in the UK and the US, emphasising the need for effective water treatment and sampling. Legionella Outbreaks In The UK Hospital in UK: Two patients at a hospital in Essex contracted Legionnaires’ disease. The hospital reported that water test results indicated it was the probable source. As of […]
The latest update from HSE confirms that copper derogation will be granted as soon as the European Commission’s internal legal procedures are complete. Below is a screen grab from the HSE website. This decision has also been published online by the the European Commission. Below is a screen grab from the ‘European Commission’s Decision’ for […]
Legionnaires Cases Eleven infants born between December 18 and 22 at a private hospital in Cyprus contracted Legionnaires’ disease. The babies were discharged from the private hospital in good condition but then admitted to the intensive care unit of another hospital between December 25 and 29 because of Legionnaires’ symptoms. Three of the children have […]
ProEconomy’s battle against the government’s degenerate stance on Legionella and temperature control concerns has finally come to a successful conclusion. ProEconomy were appalled when the government referred to the inefficient temperature control regime as ‘preferred’ in their HTM04 document. Legionella and Temperature Control ProEconomy were baffled and concerned by the government’s support for the temperature control […]
ProEconomy is one of only two companies that produce copper and silver ionisation systems that are members of the European Biocidal Product Directive task force. Why should you be aware of the EU Biocidal Product Directive ProEconomy has spent over £200000 and 5 years of research on conforming to this Directive so far. Therefore, once granted […]
Bill Frindall Bill Frindall was the scorer for Test Match Special on BBC Radio. He was nicknamed ‘The Bearded Wonder’ for his lustrous facial hair and encyclopedic knowledge of cricket facts. He was aged 69 when he died from legionnaires disease in 2009.