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Long term care facilities and Legionella: How to prevent an outbreak

 

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There are no vaccines available to prevent the spread of Legionnaires’ disease, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states. 

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School restrooms are a public health problem

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The cleanliness level of a school restroom has been shown to impact the students’ perspectives on the school as a whole — and their decision on whether or not to use the bathroom facilities provided.

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Guidelines for Vacuum Breaker Installation, Operation, and Maintenance

Attention all school building engineers and lab building engineers — do your laboratories utilize vacuum breakers?

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Commercial Kitchen Equipment: Catering, Bar, Bakery

Commercial Kitchen Equipment: Catering, Bar, Bakery

Business in the food and beverage industry requires top-of-the-line appliances and equipment that not only look good (especially when situated at the front-of-the-house) but also function reliably, efficiently, and sustainably.

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5 Amazing and Inspiring Makeover Ideas for School Bathrooms

When we think about the essential components of a school, our minds tend to gravitate toward classrooms, cafeterias, and gymnasiums. 

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Laboratory Faucets: What Are the Best Faucets and Valves for Labs?

If you want your lab to produce accurate and confirmable results, you need the right equipment.

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New Thinking in Commercial Restroom Designs to Keep Office Tenants Happy

How do you design a restroom that impresses building visitors? 

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Stagnant water in hospital plumbing systems: What are the risks?

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When a patient is admitted to the hospital, they expect it to be clean and safe. But is it?

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K-12 Districts are Battling Legionella Bacteria

A school district in Virginia is showing us that small leaks or a broken toilet are not the most severe issues that school facility managers are facing.

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Three cases of Legionnaires' disease at senior living facility: What could have prevented it?

Home is where you go to go to relax. But what would you do if your typical self-care activities — like taking a hot shower or drawing a soothing bath — put you at risk for a potentially severe disease?

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