Cooling Tower Safety and Maintenance The Importance of Aligning Debris Management With Water Treatment Procedures By Randy Simmons
The following is an important reminder of the need for all companies and institutions utilizing cooling towers, to adopt diligent maintenance and water treatment programs; Why? - Because what's at stake is worker health & safety, operational efficiency and the company's reputation. In recent years a major worldwide auto manufacturer experienced a tragedy when four of its maintenance workers became ill with pneumonia-like symptoms that ultimately claimed the lives of two. The cause - Legionnaires Disease due to Legionella bacteria found in one of the manufacturers cooling towers.