Nursery and Garden Centres Legionnaires’ Disease Checklist (Australia) Mobile App
Legionnaires’ disease Legionella longbeachae, which has been linked to most cases of Legionnnaires’ disease in WA, is commonly found in gardening soils, potting mix and mulches.
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The disease is usually caused by inhaling contaminated aerosols. To prevent exposure to Legionella bacteria when handling potting mix and other compost materials, people should take precautionary steps. The Nursery and Garden Centres Legionnaires’ disease Checklist (Australia) mobile app is intended to help nursery employees take precautionary safety measures.