The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) expects health care facilities to comply with the CMS conditions of participation and state licensing requirements to protect the health and safety of its patients. Skilled Nursing Facilities must have a water management plan, which includes a facility risk assessment and testing protocols, available for review. Facilities unable to demonstrate measures to minimize the risk of Legionnaires’ disease are out of compliance.
OnSite Legionella Testing can assist in identifying where legionella could grow and spread in the facility’s water systems.
OnSite Legionella Testing can help develop and implement a water management program that considers ASHRAE industry standards and the CDC toolkit.
OnSite Legionella Testing specifies testing protocols and acceptable ranges for control measures.
OnSite Legionella Testing documents the results of testing, stores the records and gives corrective actions when control limits are not maintained.
OnSite Legionella Testing assures your facility has a good fact pattern documenting consistent use of best practices resulting in control of legionella.