Most of us are familiar with an ICRA Permit, the standard one-page generic form that is recycled time and again, from facility to facility. The form, that is (usually) completed by an Infection Preventionist or Hospital Safety Resource just days (or moments) before the project begins
If you’re like most healthcare facilities, you’ve committed to a comprehensive, tried and tested set of Infection Control Protocols to protect your patients and reduce liability for your organization.
But every construction, renovation or repair project brings new characters and varia
Think back to the last construction or maintenance project at your hospital. Were you nervous about infection control problems? Wondering if you’d installed all the necessary control measures? Probably. But it seemed like the only option was to cross your fingers and pray that everyth
If there’s one thing I’ve learned about the environmental pathogens that surround us it’s this: they WILL find a way to survive and thrive.
A lot of the time, that’s just fine. Most of these pathogens don’t pose too much of a threat to healthy bodies; our