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3-Part On-Demand Web Workshop SeriesOnly $360 for all 3 Webcasts or $150 for individual Webcasts.
From micro-organisms to birds, millions of uninvited guests are trying to gain access to your facility every day. It only takes a single intruder to wreak havoc on your building and terrorize occupants. Mitigating the pests can be expensive, time consuming and a public relations nightmare. That's why it's best to be prepared before trespassers gain access to your organization. Make this 3-part web workshop series part of your online library so you'll always have the tools you need to fight back against unwanted visits by bugs, birds and harmful pathogens like Legionella, and maintain a healthy, safe and occupant-friendly building.
Part 1. Waterborne Pathogens: Small Yet DeadlyPresented by Janet Stout, PhD, Director, Special Pathogens Laboratory
Waterborne pathogens (Legionella in particular) are an increasing — and deadly — problem for facility mangers. This webcast outlines the steps needed to ensure facilities' water systems do not become vulnerable to the colonization of waterborne pathogens, including antibiotic- resistant bacteria. Learn about new methods for monitoring and disinfecting water systems, and review guidance documents from the World Health Organization, the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, the New York Department of Health, and the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).
Identify ways that waterborne pathogens get into facilities
Know the various environmental reservoirs for these organisms plus methods of detection and prevention through environmental interventions
Learn approaches to assessing and managing the risk from waterborne pathogens (including Legionella) from utility water systems
Understand the status of guidance documents, including the ASHRAE Legionella Standard SPC-188, and the potential impact on utility system operation and maintenance
Part 2. Creepy Crawly Pests: Surviving Their StayPresented by an expert from the National Pest Association
From cockroaches to rodents and bees to bedbugs, pests can create an emergency situation for any facility. Along with creating a public health concern and long-term damage to a building, a pest infestation can case major loss of business continuity, put a significant dent in an organization's public image and consume a lot of time, energy and money in the process. With so much on the line, it's crucial that facility professionals have a solid plan in place to battle back against an invasion.
Comprehend the public health issues regarding pest infections
Learn the best way to prevent an infestation
Learn best practices to mitigate a pest infestation
Part 3. Birds: Much More than Just a NuisancePresented by
The iconic Hitchcock film only told half the story: In addition to being a general nuisance, birdscan create a much larger problem for a building and its occupants. With their potential to transmit upwards of 60 types of avian disease, an uncontrolled bird population has the potential to cause serious health complications and even death. And beyond the health concerns lies the significant damage flocks can do to a building and surrounding landscape. Attend this webcast to learn about strategies to fight off the birds and keep them away for good.
Understand the overall health and safety problems birds can create
Develop and implement a bird prevention plan
Identify solutions to successfully deal with a variety of unwanted birds