Category: Infection Control

Construction Barriers in Hospitals: Your Questions Answered

During renovations or remodeling, construction barriers in hospitals play a vital role in infection control. As a preventive measure, the barriers are part of infection control practices that are crucial to reducing the transmission of hospital acquired infections (HAI). Contractors, facility managers, hospital staff, and construction personnel alike must follow an Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) in order to perform the work.

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What is an Anteroom in a Hospital?

An anteroom is an essential tool for hospital renovation, maintenance and infection control. It is simply a smaller room one would enter before entering a much larger room. They are one part of infection control that allows facilities to conduct renovations without having to shut down areas of the hospital.

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Tackling The Superbug Problem: A News-Review On Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Healthcare facilities should be leading the way in developing and implementing strategies to tackle the superbug problem in and outside the United States.

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Biothreat Control Initiatives for Health Facilities

As biological threats continue to evolve, both man-made and naturally occurring, proper response initiatives and strategies taken by health care providers can help development life-saving responses and better equip staff members when an outbreak occurs.

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What The Construction Industry Needs to Know About ICRA in a Healthcare Setting

Proper containment is essential to Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) and maintaining a safe construction site while working within a healthcare facility.  Every crew member must go into the project with a solid understanding of ICRA to establish and maintain appropriate containment. Construction workers must be able to: Understand what ICRA is Have a thorough…  Continue reading »


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