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    Re: Infection Control New Construction in Hospitals

    Posted by Craig Dunn on 6/20/05

    There are several ways to test the contamination of new-build
    materials, but the most effective is the use of a thermal
    imaging camera. We use them as a standard procedure on all of
    our Infection Control Conformence Inspections because we can
    show our clients the image immediately as proof of
    contamination or conformence.
    Infection Control Specialists

    On 2/11/05, Judy wrote:
    > Have you looked at the CSA Standards? Their publication is
    > CAN/CSA Z317.13-03
    > "Infection Control during Construction or Renovation of
    > Health Care Facilities". They also provide courses/
    > certification re: construction and infection control.
    > Additionally, this document "Health Canada Construction -
    > Related Nosocmial Infections In Patients in Health Care
    > Facilities, July 2001" may be useful. It takes a lot of time
    > and diligence to get through the cosntruction carefully. I
    > am up to my neck in a New Canacer Centre, and Hospital
    > Renovations and a construction of an entire new wing.
    > Good luck,
    > Judy
    > On 12/22/04, Richard McClarty wrote:
    >> I am in the process of building a new Oncology Center I
    >> search and search for informaton on new Construction for
    >> Hospital, it is very limited information. The information
    >> I seems to find is more on reconstruction at hospital
    >> facilities that already exist. We know there have to be a
    >> process in new contruction infection control, please do
    >> not tell about the AAIA or CDC manuals, they are limited
    >> as well. Just maybe this a new area that needs some
    >> thinking. Homes are one thing but Hospital kills sick
    >> people.

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