Infection Control During Construction Manual, Third Edition

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Infection Control During Construction Manual, Third Edition

Wayne Hansen, PE, REA, CEM

The greatest tool to prevent infection during construction is awareness.

This updated resource by expert Wayne Hansen, PE, REA, CEM, along with contributions from 10 other experts, helps you prevent and manage healthcare-associated infections related to construction, renovations, repair, and maintenance activities. Easy-to-use tools help you set up a risk management program, monitor construction activities, and comply with all regulatory codes and standards.

Benefits:

  • Stay compliant with all standards, regulations, guidelines, and code changes for any type of hospital construction, renovation and/or maintenance project
  • Prevent the spread of HAIs including Legionella, Aspergillus, MRSA, and VRE
  • Monitor your IC during construction program effectively with customizable checklists, charts, forms, and guidelines
  • Use proven containment protocols if an outbreak of any sort does occur in your building

What's New:

Includes all recent updates to standards, regulations, and guidelines since the last edition in 2004 from organizations including The Joint Commission, FGI, ASHRAE, and CDC

Tools/Forms:

This resource also includes downloadable tools such as:

  • ICRA matrix of precautions for construction and renovation
  • Checklist for fungal growth sources in building
  • Point-of-use containment device log
  • Construction activity/infection control matrix

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
    • By Judene M. Bartley, MS, MPH, SHEA
  • Introduction
    • By Wayne Hansen, PE, REA, CEM.
  • Chapter 1: The Issues
    • By Wayne Hansen, PE, REA, CEM
  • Chapter 2: Standards, Regulations, and Guidelines: Synergy for Good Practice or Barriers?
    • By Judene M. Bartley, MS, MPH, SHEA
  • Chapter 3: Infection Prevention and Control: Responsibilities of the Architect
    • By Robert L. Dooley, AIA, ASHE.
  • Chapter 4: Fungi in Buildings
    • By Philip R. Morey
  • Chapter 5: Waterborne Pathogens
    • By Tim Keane
  • Chapter 6: Contamination Mitigation and Prevention
    • By Wayne Hansen, PE, REA, CEM
  • Chapter 7: Containment Protocols
    • By Wayne Hansen, PE, REA, CEM
  • Chapter 8: Project Commissioning and Environmental Testing
    • By Wayne Hansen, PE, REA, CEM
  • Chapter 9: Integrating Infection Prevention and Control Into Projects—Understanding the Risks
    • By Joan M. Wideman, MS, MT(ASCP)SLS, CIC
  • Chapter 10: Education of the Project Team and Other Key Players
    • By Joan M. Wideman, MS, MT(ASCP)SLS, CIC
  • Chapter 11: Contracting Procedures
    • By Wayne Hansen, PE, REA, CEM
  • Chapter 12: Effective Mold Management in Construction Projects: The View from a Contractor’s Perspective
    • By Rob Case, MS
  • Chapter 13: Case Study: An Insider’s Reflection 12 Years Later at the Integrated Approach to Reducing Risk in Construction and Maintenance-Related Projects
    • By William Meins, BSc, MSc
  • Chapter 14: Is the ICRA Program Successful?
    • By Bette Meins, RN, BSN, MSN, CHPN, CHA
  • Chapter 15: Facility Impact: Pay Now or Pay More Later
    • By Wayne Hansen, PE, REA, CEM
  • Chapter 16: Case Study: A Hospital’s Failure to Prevent an Airborne Fungal Infection
    • By Andrew Schillinger, Esq., and John R. Layman, Esq.

Meet the Author:

Wayne Hansen, PE, REA, CEM, is a consultant for Hansen Cornel Consulting Group where he addresses healthcare project construction-related issues with respect to fungal contamination and infection. Hansen was previously Director of Engineering for 15 years for the Mintie, Corp., a national indoor environmental solutions provider, specializing in environmental maintenance and engineering. He oversaw all aspects of risk management and indoor air quality (IAQ) assessments. Hansen has developed risk management plans that have been implemented by commercial real estate facilities and healthcare facilities.

Published: November 2011