IAPMO Seeks UPC Legionella Task Group Members to Examine Waterborne Pathogens, Associated Scald Risk Provisions

ONTARIO, Calif. — The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials is accepting applications from technical experts interested in participating on a task group relating to legionella, waterborne pathogens and scald risk provisions.

The scope of the Legionella Task Group is to review and develop recommendations on Item No. 228 to determine methods available to address the health and safety impacts of water temperature on legionella and scald risks. The task group’s recommendations will be forwarded to the UPC technical committee for consideration.

Task group members will participate via conference call or web meeting, provide their perspective on the code and assist in drafting  recommendations for action by the UPC technical committee. Applicants are not required to be members of the UPC technical committee.

Those interested in participating may apply at the following URL: http://forms.iapmo.org/iapmo/committee/app_task_group.aspx.

The deadline to submit an application is July 9.