Proper design, maintenance, and cleaning of high risk areas can reduce the risk of spreading the disease. This inlcludes any area with standing water.
You can reduce your risk of getting Legionnaire's disease by:
- Not smoking
- Limiting the amount of alcohol you drink
If you work with freshly tilled soil or potting soil:
- Wear gloves and a mask.
- Don't inhale dust from the soil.
- Moisten the soil to lower the amount of dust.