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Dr Birgitta Bedford lectures at Derriford hospital

Dr Birgitta Bedford was invited to lecture on Legionella and Pseudomonas aeruginosa control with ward nurses at Derriford hospital. Birgitta Bedford is the first person who has a PhD degree in Legionella control. Dr Birgitta Bedford lecture For the lecture Dr Birgitta Bedford was asked to discuss ProEconomy’s copper and silver ionisation system. This has been […]

Posted on February 27, 2014

ProEconomy’s after installation service continues to impress

ProEconomy are passionate about water and making sure that Legionella is controlled at their sites. This is why ProEconomy’s after installation service continues to supply excellent results and service. ProEconomy’s Water Treatment and Monitoring Service Installing the Orca copper and silver ionisation system is the start of a comprehensive service package. ProEconomy make sure that […]

Posted on February 5, 2014

Thanks HSE for supporting essential use derogation

Supporting Essential Use Derogation We wanted to take the opportunity to thank HSE for supporting essential use derogation for copper as a biocide. Copper was taken off the market on the 22nd of February 2013 due to EC legislation. The application for annex listings on the European Biocidal Products Directive was not taken up by […]

Posted on June 14, 2010

Legionella Outbreaks

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 […]

Posted on January 14, 2010

HSE website confirms that copper derogation should be granted soon

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 […]

Posted on June 14, 2009

Three babies die after contracting Legionnaires

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 […]

Posted on January 20, 2009

‘Freedom at last’! The government concedes to ProEconomy’s solution

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 […]

Posted on January 14, 2009

Be aware of the EU Biocidal Product Directive

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 […]

Posted on January 1, 2009

Bill Frindall died in January 2009 from legionnaires disease

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.

Posted on January 1, 2009

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