This section is designed to assist industry to develop risk management plans (RMP) to control Legionella growth in cooling towers, particularly where the system is relatively simple in design and construction. Legionella bacteria can be spread through aerosol spray and cause outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease, a potentially fatal form of pneumonia.
The department has developed guidance information that contains:
- 11 sections
- 9 appendices, and
- abbreviations list, a glossary and bibliography.
Guide to developing cooling tower Risk Management Plans Sections 1-11
Information to assist industry to develop risk management plans for cooling tower systems.
Appendices guide to developing risk management plans for cooling tower systems
Appendixes to Risk Management Plan Sections 1-11 to guide industry to develop risk management plans for cooling tower systems.
Abbreviations, glossary and bibliography – cooling tower risk management plans
A list of abbreviations, a glossary and a bibliography.
Reviewed 21 April 2021