Legionella in Hotels – Everything you need to know

Posted by Water Hygiene Centre on Jun 24, 2019 10:30:00 AM

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Legionella pneumophila bacteria was identified after the American Legion held its annual three-day convention.  Within a few weeks of the convention closing 211 of the attendees had contracted a disease from the cooling tower.  This bacteria was later named Legionella pneumophila. 

So, why does Legionnaires’ disease occur in hotels? What should hoteliers be doing to ensure the health, safety and welfare of their guests?  due to recent cases of Legionella in hotels, we have written a page that clarifies the importance of water and legionella bacteria management in the hotel and leisure industry.

Areas discussed:

  • Is there really a legionella risk in hotels?

  • What are common dangers in hotel water?

  • How to improve your hotel water safety

  • How to run a risk assessment for legionella in your hospitality property

  • Hotel hot tubs and spa pools water risks

  • What is the essential legionella training for hotels?

Click HERE to learn everything you need to know about legionella in hotels >

The Water Hygiene Centre was established in 2009 to address the lack of independent consultancy within the industry. Since then we have established ourselves as a market leader and have steadily grown, helping clients identify and minimise the risk of waterborne contamination and disease, whilst improving compliance performance.

Read our blog for advice on legionella bacteria control, water hygiene risk management and more.

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