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Legionella, Legionnaires’ Disease & Hot Tubs Discussed in New Online Video

The IAQ Video Network releases another educational video about indoor air quality (IAQ), toxins, pathogens or environmental issues.

 
PRLog - Feb. 17, 2013 - PEORIA, Ariz. -- Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate the public about issues that may impact their health.  Their latest educational video discusses Legionnaires’ disease and hot tubs as a potential source of Legionella bacteria.

Legionella is a type of bacteria that can cause a form of pneumonia known as Legionnaires’ disease. Each year, between 8,000 and 18,000 people in the United States are hospitalized with Legionnaires’ disease.  People get Legionnaires' disease when they breathe in a mist or vapor that has been contaminated with the bacteria.  

“Legionella is naturally found in water, especially warm water,” reported Paul Cochrane, President of Cochrane and Associates, the company behind the IAQ Video Network and the new public outreach video.  “Hot tubs that are not cleaned and disinfected properly can become contaminated with the bacteria. Maintaining the right disinfectant and pH levels in hot tubs is essential to protect people from the organism. We hope this video helps to educate people about Legionella, Legionnaires’ disease and places such as hot tubs where people can be exposed to the deadly bacteria.”

To view this video please visit:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDbBGKCi7Nc




To view past videos about environmental, microbial and infectious issues, please visit:
http://www.youtube.com/iaqmarketer

This educational video was sponsored by a number of organizations and leading industry professionals that help protect the public’s health.  Sponsors include: Institute for Safety and Health Management (ISHM), EMSL Analytical, LA Testing, UltraViolet Devices, Clark Seif Clark, IAQ Index, Mold Solutions, and Legends Environmental Insurance Services to name a few.

To learn more, or to inquire about IAQ Video Network sponsorship opportunities, please visit http://www.IAQTV.com or http://www.cochraneassoc.com, email info@cochraneassoc.com or call (602)510-3179.

About Cochrane & Associates, LLC & the IAQ Video Network
Cochrane & Associates is a business development, public relations and marketing consulting firm that specializes in the environmental, HVAC, mold and indoor air quality industries.  The company has worked with many of the industries’ leading institutions and companies and continues to be an innovator in the industry.  They are also the driving force behind the IAQ Video Network.

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