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PHO Grand Rounds: Environmental outbreak investigation of Legionella
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 12:00 pm to 01:00 pm
Venue: 661 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario. M5V 1M1. Boardroom 17-53
Topic:
Environmental and Occupational Health
City: Toronto
Type: PHO Grand Rounds
Format: In Person; Webinar
Environmental Outbreak Investigation of Legionella
 
A practical presentation that will provide public health professionals with a basic understanding on how to carry out the environmental aspects of a legionella outbreak investigation. Topics covered will include: an overview of Legionnaires’ disease, factors influencing the survival and growth of legionella, identifying potential sources, conducting a risk assessment, environmental sampling, interpreting the results and remediation methods.
 
Presenter: Dru Sahai
Dru Sahai has a master’s degree in Occupational Health Sciences and a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health; he is a Certified Public Health Inspector as well as a Registered Occupational Hygienist and a Canadian Registered Safety Professional. He has over 25 years of experience as an occupational hygienist. Dru joined PHO’s Environmental and Occupational Health as an Environmental Science Specialist nearly 8 years ago.
 
Please note that you will receive details on how to join the webinar after registering for this event.
Public Health Ontario Rounds are approved for continuing medical education from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. PHO Grand Rounds are also approved by Council of Professional Experience for professional development hours (PDHs) for members of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI). For more information, contact ian.johnson@oahpp.ca.
  
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Public Health Ontario is committed to complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodations to participate in this event, please contact 647-260-710 or events@oahpp.ca.
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