Legionella E-news, January 2002
Matthew R. Freije, Editor
**IN THIS ISSUE**
1. Responding to a Legionnaires' Outbreak in an Industrial Plant: A Case Study
2. Legionella Prevention Training Course
1. RESPONDING TO A LEGIONNAIRES' OUTBREAK IN AN INDUSTRIAL PLANT: A CASE STUDY
This article describes an outbreak that occurred in 1998 amongemployees of a plastic injection molding plant in Baltimore (USA). The article highlights plant management's response to the illnesses, andOSHA's response to management. The information is based on Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MOSH) Case Files. Manythanks to Scott Burgoon, Senior Industrial Hygienist with GeneralPhysics Corp., for sharing information on this outbreak, which heresearched for his Master's thesis, "Legionnaires' Disease: Lessons forIndustry."
Since the article contains three typed pages, we have posted it at http://hcinfo.com/industrialoutbreak.htm instead of including it in this e-mail.
2. LEGIONELLA PREVENTION TRAINING COURSE
Course locations for the first half to 2002:
* Dallas: 30-31 January
* Montreal: 7-8 March
* New York City: 21-22 March
* Chicago: 1-2 May
To register for the seminars, or get more information, visithttp://hcinfo.com/legionellaseminar.htm or e-mail
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