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We will be hosting a second webinar on the new DRAFT CSA standards!!

October 25, 2019

 CAEM WEBINAR

 

 

Canadian Standard Association (CSA) Cleaning and Disinfection Standard Z317.12


Friday, November 29, 2019

1000 PT, 1100 MT, 1200 CT/SK, 1300 ET, 1400 AT, 1430 NL

Duration: 1.5 hours

 

THIS WEBINAR IS FOR ANY INTERESTED CAEM MEMBER WORKING IN A CANADIAN HEALTH CARE FACILITY AND STAKEHOLDERS OF THE CLEANING AND DISINFECTION PROCESS. 

IMPORTANT:  PUBLIC REVIEW OF THE DRAFT STANDARD ENDED ON AUGUST 21ST.  CSA WILL NOT ALLOW DISTRIBUTION OF THE STANDARD.  THIS WEBINAR IS INTENDED TO REVIEW THE CONTENT OF THE STANDARD AND TO ANSWER QUESTIONS ON THE PRESENTATION AND HOW TO BEST IMPLEMENT THE STANDARD.  RELEASE IS EXPECTED IN EARLY 2020.

 

PARTICIPANTS MUST REGISTER AT THE LINK BELOW.  DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION:  Wednesday, November 27, 2019.

 

 

TO REGISTER:

https://ipac-canada.org/webinar.php

LOG IN:  Will be provided at a later date

 

 

OBJECTIVES OF PRESENTATION:

 The Canadian Standards Association is developing a national standard for Cleaning and Disinfection of Canadian Health Care Facilities.  Highlight of the standard include:

  • Quality Management System

  • Air, Water and Surface Transmission

  • Patient Engagement

  • Asset Procurement

  • Approach to Cleaning and Disinfection

  •  Cleaning and Disinfection Technologies

     

     

  • Education, Training and Monitoring

  • Specialized Areas

  • Care and Storage of Supplies

  • Health and Safety

  • Pest Control Management

  • Sinks and Drains

  • Waste Handling

                                                                

 

PRESENTERS:

          

 

 

 

 

RICHARD DIXON has 37 years of experience in senior administration, planning, design, construction, commissioning plus infection prevention & control of health facilities in Canada.  He has been a significant contributor to the Canadian Standards Association and other organizations, including:

  • Chair – Cleaning and Disinfection Committee (Z317.12)

  • Past Vice Chair of the Infection Control during Construction, Renovation or Maintenance in Health Care Facilities Committee (Z317.13), plus has taught the CSA Infection Control and Design standards to hospitals, consultants and contractors throughout Canada and in the Middle East

  • Member - Health Care Facilities Operations & Maintenance Committee (Z8002),

  • Member - Health Care Technical Committee,

  • Past Chair – Wayfinding (Z317-14)

  • Past Member – Plumbing Z317.1)

  • Co-founder of the non-profit organization CHAIR (Coalition Healthcare Acquired Infection Reduction) Canada. This unique organization researches Engineering Infection Prevention (EIP) solutions, promotes these solutions and provides education & research in Canadian healthcare facilities

What drives Richard to do all these things??   Only one thing …..Making healthcare safe for patients!

 

 

 

 

 

Keith Sopha is an experienced Environmental Services Consultant with a demonstrated work history of managing large healthcare facilities.

He has a passion for infection prevention and has spent his entire working career enhancing the professionalism of healthcare cleaning, establishing best practice cleaning and disinfection practices and educating the housekeeping industry.

His contributions to the EVS industry include:

  • CSA Vice Chair – Cleaning and Disinfection Committee ( Z317.12)

  • President of the Canadian Association of Environmental Management (CAEM)

  • Environmental Consultant for PIDAC, 1st edition 2009, 2nd edition 2012 and 3rd edition 2018

  • Developed CleanLearning - a training and certification program for the cleaning industry based on healthcare best practice cleaning and disinfection processes (www.cleanlearning.org)

  • Co-leader of the Canadian Hospital Environmental Services Study (CHESS) and the Environmental Cleaning Time Standards projects through Queen’s University – Kingston ON 2010 to 2016

  • Program Advisory Committee member for Centennial College EVS program

 

 

WEBINAR SPONSORED BY 

 

Teck Resources Ltd.

 

WEBINAR PLATFORM MADE POSSIBLE BY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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