Concentrates on the fact that britain has had an unusually large proportion of cases of Legionnaires’ Disease. Reminds employers of obligations of buildings legialtion from the Health and Safety at Work Act and The Code of practice on Prevention of Legionellosis (which came into force on 10 April 1990). Reports on the history of Legionellosis, the infection route, actions for employers to take to prevent infection. Indicates that outbreaks of the disease in a company is traumatic regarding staff relations and personal tragedy. It can also be expensive as insurance companies no longer look on outbreaks as “Acts of God”.
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