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Reminder: New York Legionella Rules Start March 1st

On February 25, 2016, Posted by , In Safety, With Comments Off on Reminder: New York Legionella Rules Start March 1st

Last August, at the height of New York City’s largest legionella outbreak in history, Governor Cuomo enacted a number of regulations that any building with a cooling tower is required to comply with. Some of those regulations went into effect immediately, while others are still slowly rolling out. The “Maintenance…

Gov. Cuomo Announces New Cooling Tower Regulations In Wake Of Legionnaires’ Outbreak

On August 19, 2015, Posted by , In Safety, With Comments Off on Gov. Cuomo Announces New Cooling Tower Regulations In Wake Of Legionnaires’ Outbreak

This week, Governor Cuomo announced emergency regulations in response to the legionnaires’ disease outbreak in the South Bronx that left 12 dead and over 100 sick. The new regulations apply to every building in New York State with a cooling tower, and its reach is significant to any building engineer…

Legionnaires’ Disease Strikes NYC: How To Protect Your Buildings From Legionella

On August 6, 2015, Posted by , In Safety, With Comments Off on Legionnaires’ Disease Strikes NYC: How To Protect Your Buildings From Legionella

As of this posting, NYC health officials have confirmed nearly a hundred infections in a legionella outbreak that has already claimed ten lives in the Bronx this summer. This outbreak appears to be linked to cooling towers in 5 buildings located in the South Bronx. Legionnaires’ disease is caused by legionella…