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Environmental Legionella - Resources and Trainings


    Connection information for the August 9, 2017 training "Is There Something in the Water?  The Increasing Challenge of Legionnaires' Disease." presented by the Centers for Disease Control can be found by following the link here  

    Ohio Department of Health webinar on Legionella Prevention and Management, July 2017

    Please take this brief survey to help ODH identify future training needs related to Legionella Prevention and Management:    


Ohio Department of Health (ODH):

    Slides from the Legionella Prevention and Management webinar, July 2017

Centers for Disease Control (CDC):

    Legionella information

    Fact sheets, videos, graphics    

    Worksheet to Identify Buildings at Increased Risk for Legionella Growth and Spread

    Considerations When Working with Legionella Consultants

    What Owners and Managers of Buildings and Healthcare Facilities Need to Know about Legionella Water Management Program

    Factors That Lead to Legionella Growth

    Healthcare Water Management Program Frequently Asked Questions    

    water management plan toolkit

    facility assessment tool

    Sampling Procedure and Potential Sampling Sites (part of the outbreak response toolkit)

    environmental sampling data collection sheet

    find an ELITE certified lab

    Investigation Tools for Single Cases of Disease

    Investigation Tools for Clusters and Outbreaks of Disease

     Publications about Legionella

American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRE):

    ASHRE Standard 188-2015 legionellosis risk management for building water systems

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA):

    OSHA Legionnaires' Disease webpage

    OSHA Technical Manual, Section III: Chapter 7 Legionnaires' Disease

Cooling Technology Institute:

Veterans Affairs (VA):

    Healthcare Inspection Prevention of Legionnaires’s Disease in VHA Facilities

Updated 11/15/2017