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CPD: Engineering vs Pseudomonas

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Pseudomonas Aeruginosa in building services is still an evolving concern and a subject that Horne have looked at very closely. The full title of this presentation is ‘Engineering versus Pseudomonas, Legionella and the retrograde contamination of domestic water services by micro-organisms’ and the following question will be posed - “what can engineering bring to the fight against P. Aeruginosa in domestic water services?” 


An informal gathering over lunch at a venue of your choosing.

The discussion will specifically reference the following topics:

  • Biofilm formation
  • Chemical disinfection
  • Surface finish of wetted components
  • Material selection
  • Water / air interface and tap outlet fittings
  • Thermal disinfection
  • Summary / Q & A session

Who Should Attend?

This presentation should be of significant interest to healthcare workers, Infection Prevention and Control Practitioners and Hospital Water Safety Groups including Hospital Estates, Engineers and FM providers. Architects and Consulting Engineers writing specifications for new-build and refurbishment healthcare projects should also benefit from better understanding of the realities of retrograde contamination.

Our Presenters

The session will be delivered by one of the following presenters:

Angus Horne (Scotland), Paul Hartley (N. England, N. Wales), Simon Davies (E. England), Alex Tickle (W. Midlands, S. Wales),  Stuart Birkett (N. London, E. Anglia), Trevor de Silva (S. London, SE England), Dave Tickle (SW England).

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Certificate of attendance

The presentation and Q/A session will last around 1.5 - 2 hours. All participants receive a certificate of attendance.