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Legionnaires' Disease & Waterborne Infections: Strategies to Reduce Infection Risk - Minneapolis

PRESENTER: Nalco Water


LOCATION: Target Field | Minneapolis, MN

This Nalco Water leadership conference is designed for senior level professionals specializing in Infection Prevention, Engineering or Risk Management/EHS. Facility owners and operators of Hospitals, Long Term Care Centers, Universities, Commercial Buildings, Food & Beverage Plants and Manufacturing Facilities will benefit from learning about the latest information on outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease and strategies to reduce infection risk.

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Conference participants will get up-to-date information on:

  • Evidence-based, public health concerns associated with Legionnaires’ disease (LD) and waterborne healthcare-associated infections (wHAIs)
  • Role of biofilms as a harbor of pathogens in engineered water systems
  • CMS S&C 17-30 and ASHRAE 188, strategies to reduce infection risk and how to develop and implement a water safety plan
  • Legal risks associated with outbreaks of LD and wHAIs
  • Strategies on managing an outbreak crisis and protecting your brand image
  • Recent outbreaks of LD
  • The changing landscape: Regulations, policies and standards across the nation
  • Panel discussion – Ask the expert
  • Nursing Accreditation Board credits – Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 15770 for 3.0 Contact Hours*
  • Eligible for up to 5.5 contact hours (0.55 CEUs) from ASHE*

*This program is eligible for contact hours and CEU credits through the American Society for Healthcare Engineering of the American Hospital Association and a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing.



Presenters are well-respected professionals in their fields. They include engineering and public health experts with Nalco Water, an Ecolab Company, as well as leading legal and crisis communications professionals:

- Nalco Water, Public Health, Water Safety and Engineering Professionals St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN and Naperville, IL

- Bob T. McNaney, Senior Vice President Crisis and Critical issues Padilla – a public relations, branding and crisis communications firm in Minneapolis

- Kevin Mayer, Esq. Attorney-at-Law, Partner Crowell & Moring LLP, California


Target Field
1 Twins Way
Minneapolis, MN 55403