RedVector RVI-11016

Legionella Prevention and Control

Legionella Prevention and Control

0.5 hr. Online Course

Level: Intermediate

Item#: RVI-11016

SME: Neil Smith CIH CSP CHMM

In 1977, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identified a condition known as Legionella pneumophila, which is a waterborne disease responsible for 34 deaths at an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. This interactive online course presents the causes and risk factors for Legionella contamination and some of the problems associated with Legionella in water systems in commercial buildings. Other topics include the ANSI/ASHRAE 188-2015 Standard and testing methodology and frequency.

Course Objectives
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Define Legionella, causes of Legionella contamination, and risk factors associated with Legionella contamination
  • Identify key elements of the ANSI/ASHRAE 188 standard
  • Assess water management protocols for buildings to prevent outbreaks
  • Describe Legionella testing methodology and frequency
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT: Neil Smith CIH CSP CHMM
Neil Smith CIH CSP CHMM Photo
Neil is a consummate safety professional with 26 years of experience in the HSE field. Neil has served as a site, divisional and corporate Health, Safety and Environmental Professional in the chemical, heavy manufacturing, food manufacturing, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, facility maintenance and warehousing industries.  Neil holds credentials as a Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Safety Professional and Certified Hazardous Material Manager. 
Neil presently serves as regional HSE director with primary duties that include CBRE Asset Service Locations as well as the Texas Baylor CBRE Facility Maintenance Health and Safety platform. 
State Licenses
OH - Public Water System Operator I (Operations and Maintenance - OEPA-D88697334-OM)
Accreditation: Vector Solutions, as the provider of this offering, has received approval of .5 contact hour for Water Operator by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. RedVector, ScenarioLearning, and TargetSolutions are brand names of Vector Solutions.
OH - Public Water System Operator II, III, & IV (Operations and Maintenance - OEPA-D88697334-OM)
Accreditation: Vector Solutions, as the provider of this offering, has received approval of .5 contact hour for Water Operator by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. RedVector, ScenarioLearning, and TargetSolutions are brand names of Vector Solutions.
OH - Wastewater Collection System Operator I & II (Operations and Maintenance - OEPA-D88697334-OM)
Accreditation: Vector Solutions, as the provider of this offering, has received approval of .5 contact hour for Water Operator by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. RedVector, ScenarioLearning, and TargetSolutions are brand names of Vector Solutions.
OH - Wastewater Operator Class A & Limited Class A (Operations and Maintenance - OEPA-D88697334-OM)
Accreditation: Vector Solutions, as the provider of this offering, has received approval of .5 contact hour for Water Operator by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. RedVector, ScenarioLearning, and TargetSolutions are brand names of Vector Solutions.
OH - Wastewater Works Operator I (Operations and Maintenance - OEPA-D88697334-OM)
Accreditation: Vector Solutions, as the provider of this offering, has received approval of .5 contact hour for Water Operator by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. RedVector, ScenarioLearning, and TargetSolutions are brand names of Vector Solutions.
OH - Wastewater Works Operator II, III, & IV (Operations and Maintenance - OEPA-D88697334-OM)
Accreditation: Vector Solutions, as the provider of this offering, has received approval of .5 contact hour for Water Operator by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. RedVector, ScenarioLearning, and TargetSolutions are brand names of Vector Solutions.
OH - Water Distribution Operator I & II (Operations and Maintenance - OEPA-D88697334-OM)
Accreditation: Vector Solutions, as the provider of this offering, has received approval of .5 contact hour for Water Operator by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. RedVector, ScenarioLearning, and TargetSolutions are brand names of Vector Solutions.
OH - Water Operator Class A & Limited Class A (Operations and Maintenance - OEPA-D88697334-OM)
Accreditation: Vector Solutions, as the provider of this offering, has received approval of .5 contact hour for Water Operator by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. RedVector, ScenarioLearning, and TargetSolutions are brand names of Vector Solutions.
Professional Organizations
Board of Certified Safety Professionals - BCSP - Certification (General)