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Compliance Tools
Jun 8, 2022
Help prepare your facility for adverse weather-related events through this article and adverse weather checklist available to ASHE members.
Compliance Tools
May 9, 2022
Use this tool to assist your multidisciplinary group in assessing and prioritizing exercises for potential hazards/risk.
Compliance Tools
May 4, 2022
This template is designed to help establish training guidelines for staff at every level of the organization, from new hires to those in management and supervisor roles.
Compliance Tools
Apr 1, 2022
This tool is a draft policy to foster communication between key stakeholders affected by temperature and humidity in a sterile setting and the effects on patient safety.
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
Jan 6, 2022
ICRA 2.0 includes several improvements and clarifications to help in prevention planning for construction projects.
Compliance Tools
Jan 5, 2022
This ASHE tool provides stepwise guidance for implementing PdM and recommends using reliability-centered maintenance to prioritize new PdM projects. 
Compliance Tools
Nov 2, 2021
This tool is intended to help facilities professionals make good decisions about psychiatric unit toilet room renovations.
Compliance Tools
Oct 13, 2021
This tool can be used to help facility professionals identify and document the amount of resources required for a project.
Compliance Tools
Sep 22, 2021
Use this worksheet to periodically check for reactive maintenance concerns that could be wasting time and energy. Focusing first on squeaky wheels (reactive maintenance) makes your energy program more relevant to the daily work and problems faced by your maintenance team. Get your RCx agent or energy team leader involved in this process, along with your AC supervisor and mechanics.
Compliance Tools
Sep 9, 2021
These resources, compiled by Lorissa MacAllister, Ph.D., AIA, LEED AP, founder and president of Enviah, Grand Rapids, Mich., provide health facilities managers and other health care professionals with information they need to organize data and develop tools for day-to-day facility operations.
Compliance Tools
Jun 30, 2021
Regulations and Interpretive Guidelines for Hospitals) contains all CMS requirements and survey guidance for a hospital alternate equipment maintenance (AEM) program. These risk assessment factors are generally not the same as the more common factors that hospitals have used in the past for utility system risk assessments.
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
Apr 28, 2021
Breaking a health care facility into subcategories can help to simplify the master planning process.
Compliance Tools
Feb 25, 2021
The Ventilation Management Plan (VMP) aims to create a comprehensive strategy to help health care facilities test and maintain all areas that require any type of ventilation management.
Compliance Tools
Feb 25, 2021
Taking a good look at eyewash station requirements such as when and where to place eyewash stations in health care facilities.