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Articles Tagged with ''disease''

June 2016 Maintenance Matters

Preventing Pests to Protect Health

How to keep disease-carrying pests out of your facility

Establishing a stringent sanitation regimen and facility maintenance plan that covers indoor and outdoor areas can help protect your building and its occupants from pests and the diseases they carry.

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Preventing Legionella By Controlling Scale

Legionnaires' disease acquired its name in 1976 when an outbreak of pneumonia occurred among persons attending a convention of the American Legion in Philadelphia.

Scale buildup in water systems promotes the growth of biofilms and creates a breeding ground for harmful bacteria like Legionella pneumophila (L. pneumophila), the fundamental agent of Legionnaires' disease.

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