June 2017

Monthly Archives

  • Healthcare – Water Management Services

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    On June 2, 2017, the Department of Health & Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) released a memorandum requiring Medicare certified healthcare facilities to reduce risks associated with Legionella and other waterborne pathogens in their building water systems.

  • New Mandate for Healthcare Facilities – Requirement for Water Management Program by CMS

    On June 2, 2017, the Department of Health & Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) released a memorandum requiring Medicare certified healthcare facilities to reduce risks associated with Legionella and other waterborne pathogens in their building water systems. CMS Memo Summary The document states that Medicare certified facilities must institute preventative measures to minimize […]

  • Legionnaires’ disease contracted by 2 in Nevada

    A recent article, “2 Las Vegas hotel guests contract Legionnaires’ disease” on CNN showcases two individuals who contracted Legionnaires’ disease after staying at the Rio. Legionella can be difficult to manage in a hospitality environment, but water management plans can help eliminate the risk and potential for outbreaks.    

  • June 12-18: Safe + Sound Week

    Next week is the Safe + Sound Week hosted by OSHA. Below is an excerpt about the week from OSHA’s website: Join us for the inaugural Safe + Sound Week! What Is Safe + Sound Week? A nationwide event to raise awareness and understanding of the value of safety and health programs that include management […]