Legionella & Legionnaires Disease - Fundamentals for Facility Operations

This course provides an introduction to Legionella and its presence in the workplace environment.  It reviews Legionella ecology, contamination risks factors, health effects, infectious exposure scenarios, and how to assess building risk.

Overview

  • To familiarize you with the ecology of Legionella and the mechanisms and health effects of human exposure
  • To develop an understanding of risk factors which could increase growth of or susceptibility to Legionella
  • Scenarios which could lead to potential infectious exposure to Legionella
  • To develop an understanding of current risk assessment methods for Legionella in the workplace
  • To outline response measures in the event of an outbreak

Cost

Public Price Per Attendee
$595.00
$495.00 Early Bird (effective until 14 calendar days before course date)

10% discount for registrations of 3 or more

In-House Price Per Attendee
Please Inquire (minimum registrations apply and may include additional charges for travel and customization).

Duration

1 Day


Dates and Locations

November 27, 2018 - Cleveland, OH

November 29, 2018 - Boston, MA

 

Registration cut-off 10 calendar days before event. Please see our Terms and Conditions.


Instructors

Dr. John H. Murphy
BSc MHSc MBA PhD ROH CIH

John is President of the REA companies in the United States, Canada and Barbados, Adjunct Professor of Occupational and Environmental Health at the University of Toronto School of Public Health, and an occupational hygiene, health and safety consultant and instructor for military and law enforcement organizations.  He holds four degrees: Bachelor of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Health Science in occupational hygiene, and Doctor of Philosophy degree in public health.  He is a Certified Industrial Hygienist and a Registered Occupational Hygienist.  His unique expertise and perspective on the course topic has been gained through work as an advisor on fentanyl risk assessment and protective measures with national police, border services, and transport regulatory agencies.  

Paul R. Bozek
BASc MEng MBA ROH CIH PEng

Paul Bozek is an Assistant Professor (Full-Time), University of Toronto Graduate School of Public Health Sciences, where he teaches substantially the entirety of the following courses to MHSc / MSc / MPH Graduate Candidates: CHL 5915 - Control Methods in Occupational Hygiene, CHL5901 - Occupational & Environmental Hygiene II, and CHL 5910 - Introduction to Occupational & Environmental Hygiene.  He has held the rank of Assistant Professor since 2006.  Prior that time he was a part-time lecturer at the University of Toronto, while at the same time carrying out his consulting practice on full-time basis at Resource Environmental Associates Limited.  In connection with his work as a University instructor, Paul has principal responsibility for two courses, and consequently has received instruction on University of Toronto School of Graduate Studies principles and policies pertaining to curriculum planning, instructional methods, and student evaluation practices.  As such, he has extensive knowledge and experience in teaching adults, and has formal qualifications as an educator.