ANSI/AHSRAE Standard 188-2015 was passed in June of last year. It has established new minimum requirements for legionellosis prevention in healthcare facilities across the nation. Learn ASHRAE 188 health care requirements and the steps your hospital needs to take to comply with the ne
Rewind to 2015. It’s July and a major Legionnaires’ disease outbreak has erupted in the Bronx borough of NYC. So far, 12 people have died and over 100 residents have been diagnosed with the disease. It’s turned into one of most serious outbreaks we’ve seen since the disea
ASHRAE’s proposed standard 188P for the Prevention of Legionellosis Associated with Building Water Systems, went through its third and final public review this spring and is likely to become an official ASHRAE standard soon.
What will the shift from guideline to standard mean