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Legionella: Managing the risks and reopening buildings safely

Legionellosis is a collective term for diseases caused by legionella bacteria including the most serious legionnaires’ disease, as well as the similar but less serious conditions of Pontiac fever and Lochgoilhead fever. Legionnaires’ disease is a potentially fatal form of pneumonia and everyone is potentially susceptible to infection. The risk increases with age, but some …

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Overview of IS EN IEC 60812:2018 Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA and FMECA)

IS EN IEC 60812:2018, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA and FMECA) was published in October 2018 and replaces the 2006 version of the standard. The standard describes how to perform a systematic failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA). An analysis of this kind establishes how a product or process might fail to perform its …

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ISO 14090:2019 Adaptation to Climate Change — principles, requirements and guidelines

Climate change is impacting society in various ways and will continue to do so owing to greenhouse gases emitted, since the start of the Industrial Revolution. The extent of future climate change will depend on the effectiveness of efforts to limit further emissions of greenhouse gases. In November 2016, the Paris Agreement came into force …

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