People who are 50 years or older are at increased risk for developing Legionnaires’ Disease (LD), a deadly form of pneumonia. Outbreaks of LD within Senior Living Communities cause severe illness, death and costly lawsuits with large settlements. Senior Living properties are specifically classified as high risk in ASHRAE 188, the industry standard for Legionella risk management within building water systems.
Here are the facts:
Residents of Senior Living Communities are at a higher risk for developing Legionnaires’ Disease because of their age demographic. To minimize risk, it is crucial that these communities have Legionella Water Management Plans in place. IWC was founded specifically to help your organization navigate this complicated issue and keep you in compliance with our defensible Water Management Plans.