enHealth Guidelines for Legionella Control

Sarah Bailey1

1QED Environmental Services, 1/247 Oxford Street, Leederville, WA 6007 sarah@qed.com.au

The enHealth Guidelines were published in 2015, as a guide for healthcare and aged care facilities to address the risks of legionella within their facilities. This presentation will give a background to the disease, and  go through some of what is required to produce the water risk management plans for a facility, along with some of the factors that need to be considered when producing the risk management plan. Other organisms of interest within the water systems of the health facilities will also be covered.

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The ACIPC is the peak body for Infection Prevention and Control professionals in the Australasian region. Our stated vision is the prevention and control of infection in our communities. We commenced in January 2012 bringing together the various State and Territory infection control associations formerly in AICA (The Australian Infection Control Association) to support and encourage collaboration across Australasia.

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