Ottawa Construction Association

Fundamentals of Infection Control during Construction, Renovation and Maintenance of a Health Care Facility

Upcoming Sessions
There are currently no upcoming sessions scheduled for this course
Course Duration

The course duration is approximately 1 day


Price

OCA Members: $550.
Non-Members: $600.


Requirements

Recommended Readings - CSA Z317.13 - Infection Control during Construction, Renovation and Maintenance of Health Care Facilities (purchased separately from CSA - go to their website for more information.


Description

Course Overview

Construction, renovation, and maintenance of health care facilities bring specific risks associated with potentially fatal infection and illness. Preventing and controlling infection while these activities take place requires the implementation and support of preventive measures intended to protect patients, staff, and visitors from potential harm. Focusing on the application of the CSA Z317.13 standard, participants will learn how to address necessary measures and help control infection risk in health care facilities.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

 Gain a general understanding of CSA Z317.13

  • Identify the risk factors and sources of health care facility infections
  • Identify all staff who should be involved in infection prevention and control measures during any aspect of construction, renovation and maintenance activities
  • Review effective infection prevention and control procedures during construction, renovation and maintenance
  • Understand and effectively apply infection prevention and control measures for renovation and/or new construction projects
  • Learn about industry best practices and how they can apply to your specific role

*Note: This is Part 1 of an optional 2 Part course - Part 1: Fundamentals of Infection Control, and Part 2: Effective Implementation and Practical Applications of Infection Control. Courses run back to back where possible but are listed separately.

Recommended Readings

Who Should Attend?

  • Architects and Design Engineers
  • Commissioning Teams
  • Contractors
  • Construction Managers
  • Infection Prevention & Control Personnel
  • Facility and Maintenance Managers
  • Medical and Nursing Staff
  • Occupational Health and Hygiene Personnel

 


Requirements

Recommended Readings - CSA Z317.13 - Infection Control during Construction, Renovation and Maintenance of Health Care Facilities (purchased separately from CSA - go to their website for more information.


Upcoming Sessions
There are currently no upcoming sessions scheduled for this course