Think of your next construction project as a road trip. Your destination is the completed project, and your goal is to get there with as few setbacks as possible. To do this, you’ll need a detailed Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) Plan to keep track of all your travel details
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
No contractor can afford to overdo it on infection control. But from a health care perspective, managing the risks associated with construction activities is paramount.
So how do you meet your health care clients half-way? By being proactive and taking ownership of infection control p