Chicago Faucets Presents “Can You Outsmart Legionella with Innovative Plumbing Design?”

Chicago Faucets, a leader in commercial plumbing fittings, is excited to announce a pivotal webinar in healthcare water safety: “Can You Outsmart Legionella with Innovative Plumbing Design?” This event will feature Dr. Janet E. Stout, a renowned expert in Legionella research, who has been a regular contributor to the wealth of knowledge at Chicago Faucets.

Hospitals and healthcare facilities are at heightened risk for Legionnaires’ disease, a concern underscored by CDC findings that Legionella in these environments accounts for 57 percent of all cases and 85 percent of deaths. This disease transcends geographic bounds, manifesting as a national issue that is both painful for the afflicted and preventable through informed action. Join this crucial webinar to discover innovative strategies in plumbing design that can safeguard against Legionella in healthcare environments. Chicago Faucets is at the forefront of tackling these challenges through dedicated research and development focused on healthcare design and infection prevention.

Event Details

Title: Can You Outsmart Legionella with Innovative Plumbing Design?

Speaker: Dr. Janet E. Stout Executive Vice President and Founder, Special Pathogens Laboratory; Research Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering

Date & Time: Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 11:00am CST

Register to Attend Online: Can You Outsmart Legionella with Innovative Plumbing Design?

Chicago Faucets continues its legacy of innovation by focusing on plumbing designs that address the source of Legionella: the water at the point of use. The company’s +Healthcare products, engineered for patient safety, are part of its preventive plumbing portfolio designed to meet the rigorous demands of healthcare environments. They address the needs of patient care settings, incorporating innovative designs to prevent Legionella proliferation, infection, and scalding.

The Chicago Faucets +Healthcare product line includes the Auto-Drain™ Shower System for stagnation prevention, the HyTronic® for Patient Care Faucets for infection protection, the SLR and ELR Series for ligature protection, and thermostatic mixing valves for scald prevention. This range is further strengthened with products like the Combination Emergency  Eyewash and Touchless Faucet, antimicrobial handles for manual faucets, and non-aerating antimicrobial laminar flow outlets.

The upcoming webinar with Dr. Stout will delve into how proactive, multifaceted strategies and innovative plumbing solutions can mitigate Legionella risks in healthcare settings.

For more information and to register for the webinar, please click here.

Source: Chicago Faucets

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