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Compliance Tools
Oct 6, 2021
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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.
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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. This outline provides a list subcategories that health care organizations can use as a starting point as they customize their own plans.
Compliance Tools
May 7, 2020
The pre-disaster self-assessment consists of an assessment of critical infrastructure and an estimate of evacuation time.
Compliance Tools
Jan 14, 2020
Every facilities manager, design engineer, code enforcement official, etc. knows by heart a particular line of code they want changed. However, for many reasons including, lack of time, lack of understanding the process, or thinking someone else will change it, so few are proactive in the code/standard development process. Being proactive in the code development process doesn’t mean that an individual must sit on a technical committee, hold advanced knowledge about a particular subject, or even be a member of the standard development organization (SDO).
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Dec 18, 2019
This video by American Society for Health Care Engineering members at Baptist Health in Conway, Ark., teaches health care facility managers to work with hospital staff to ensure a joyous – and safe – holiday season.
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?