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Mar 16, 2014

Many VA facilities tested positive for Legionella


Largest Federal Employee Union Pushes OSHA to Investigate Legionella Reports at Illinois Veterans Hospital


'...August 2013 report by the VA's Office of Inspector General found that many VA facilities tested positive for Legionella and that current methods of hyper-chlorination and super heating were not sustainable in treating the water. A number of concerns are outlined in the letter to OSHA including possible long-term health concerns for patients and staff who are exposed to hyper-chlorinated water...'


Reference: www.prnewswire.com
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