CEPro Inc – Environmental infection Control

  • Posted: April 20, 2020
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According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, building air quality, the quality of maintenance, the materials and procedures used in operating and maintaining the facility are critical in preventing IAQ problems and disease transmission. “Three types of engineering controls are used to prevent the transmission of infections in health care facilities: ventilation, high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filtration, and ultraviolet germicidal irradiation. In isolation rooms, ventilation systems are necessary to maintain negative pressure and to exhaust the air properly. These systems can also be designed to minimize the spread of infectious diseases in other areas of the health care facility.