Certification -What do I need to know to take the Exam

The exam covers basic topics that workers need to know about working in health care and how it is different than working in other industries. The 10 main topics include:

  1. Construction in health care facilities
  2. Construction risk assessments
  3. Infection control and prevention
  4. Infection Control Risk Assessments (ICRA)
  5. Non-infectious environmental risks
  6. Construction practices in health care facilities
  7. Life safety and fire safety
  8. Interim life safety measures
  9. Utility system shutdowns
  10. Project closeout and transition to occupancy

ASHE offers several resources to help you prepare for the exam. ASHE members get discounted rates to access these preparation materials. Resources include:

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