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Hospital Safety Insider, August 18, 2016

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As part of our (seemingly) never-ending quest to find topics of interest for you folks, we turn to the fascinating world of utility systems management, in particular, the management of aerosolizing water systems. As a safety generalist, I am always on the lookout for resources that will help increase my understanding of certain subjects and I try to pass on to you those that I find most useful (particularly over time). That said, I feel I have been somewhat remiss in not alerting you to a resource that I have been following for a fairly long time (it might even extend back to my days as a hospital safety manager-so we're talking well into the safety Mesozoic era-love those birdsongs!). While the focus is Legionella prevention and education, there's a lot of information regarding the management of risks associated with the aforementioned aerosolizing water systems-possibly the most risky (in terms of potential impact on patients, staff, and visitors) of the various high-risk utility systems.

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