• New ASHRAE Standard Contains Mandatory Risk Management Practices Designed To Prevent Legionnaires' Disease
  • September 15, 2011 | Author: Garry R. Boehlert
  • Law Firm: Saul Ewing LLP - Washington Office
  • According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year 18,000 to 20,000 cases of Legionnaires' Disease occur in the United States, 10 to 30 percent of which are fatal. To assist you in doing what is needed to keep occupants of your buildings safer, ASHRAE will soon release a new Standard, ASHRAE Standard 188: Prevention of Legionellosis Associated with Building Water Systems.