Guidance

MGN 38 Contamination of ships air conditioning by legionella

This note warns against the risk of legionnaire’s disease being transmitted to humans via air conditioning plants.

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MGN 38 Contamination of ships’ air conditioning systems by legionella bacteria

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Notice to:

  • shipowners
  • masters
  • fishing Vessel Skippers
  • shipbuilders and Repairers.

The Guidance Note identifies main danger areas within the air conditioning system.

Published 28 August 1998