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Compliance Tools
Oct 1, 2022
ICRA 2.0 includes several improvements and clarifications to help in prevention planning for construction projects.
Monograph
Sep 15, 2022
The ICRA 2.0 Process Guide is your how-to manual for successfully engaging the ICRA 2.0 tool. It closely follows the steps outlined on the form, but it also helps you understand where the ICRA 2.0 fits within the larger project plan and who you should include on the ICRA 2.0 team.
Compliance Tools
Aug 23, 2022
This tool helps facilities managers apply the tactics of building system maintenance to infection control by identifying opportunities for infection risk during rounding.
Compliance Tools
Apr 1, 2022
This water management tool is a gap analysis worksheet to assist facilities in implementing and maintaining a compliant water management program.
Compliance Tools
Jun 11, 2021
While Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is not a new tool for disinfection, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought it to the forefront of discussions again. UV radiation, with sufficient intensity and contact time, can inactivate viruses and bacteria through three main approaches: air, water and surface. One of the applications of UV lamp includes being used in HVAC systems.
Compliance Tools
Dec 10, 2019
In this video a clean storage room is closely examined. Can you identify the infection control, life safety, and environment of care issues?
Compliance Tools
Dec 10, 2019
In this video a nurse's station is very active during a typical day. Can you identify the infection control, life safety, and environment of care issues?
Compliance Tools
Dec 10, 2019
In this video an environmental services employee accesses his cart and proceeds to clean the patient corridor. Can you identify the infection control, life safety, and environment of care issues?
Compliance Tools
Dec 10, 2019
In this video a nurse enters a patient's room to check on the patient during typical rounding. Can you identify the infection control, life safety, and environment of care issues?
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Aug 15, 2019
Speakers: Cathleen Lange, Paula Wright, Teresa Wilson, Shawn Seaman, and Alison Faecher Discover the story, process, and solutions architects and health care leaders take to eliminate health care-associated infections.    
Compliance Tools
Aug 6, 2019
Although the primary role of hospital engineering and maintenance staff is to service and maintain the building and equipment, it also plays an important role in preventing infections and other safety issues. By being constantly aware of their surroundings and watching for issues that can increase the risk of infection and other dangers, facility professionals can do even more to improve the safety of their buildings. This checklist provides a guide they can use as they walk through their facilities.
Checklists
May 8, 2019
This downloadable Word document is a sample pressure relationship policy you can customize to fit the needs of your facility. DOWNLOAD NOW
Checklists
May 8, 2019
This downloadable Word document is a sample monthly log for maintaining special ventilation rooms. DOWNLOAD NOW
Guides/Reports
Dec 31, 2018
A Best Practice Guide to Help Health Care Organizations Create Safe, Healing Environments By HRET; ASHE; Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology; Society of Hospital Medicine; University of Michigan
Monograph
May 1, 2011
This monograph explores the role of the health care environment in infection control, provides information on common pathogens, and gives details on strategies to reduce health care-associated infections.
Compliance Tools
Mar 7, 2006
ILSM-ICRA precautions daily monitoring checklist A checklist for monitoring compliance with infection control risk assessment (ICRA) precautions used as interim life safety measures. Intended to be used daily.  Download Tool  word  
Dec 31, 1969
Positive vs Negative Operating room and protective isolation = Positive Airborne isolation = Negative When the total CFM from supply air (1&2) > than the return air (3), the room is under positive pressure and the air will flow out of the room. When the CFM from the return air (3) > than the supply air (1&2), the room is under negative pressure and the air will flow into the room
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Dec 31, 1969
Speakers: Dale Woodin, Barbara Edson, Carolyn V. Gould, Dana Swenson, George Mills, Linda Dickey
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Dec 31, 1969
  LUNCH AND LEARN September 20, 2018 Speaker: Shane Sullivan, Director of North American Sales, Grainger Supplier Partner, Nephros, Inc., This webinar is sponsored by:
Dec 31, 1969
Recorded May 24, 2016 This webinar was jointly offered by ASHE and the Association for the Healthcare Environment.