Environmental Rounding Tool

Environmental Rounding Tool

Facilities managers are experts at mitigating life and patient safety issues, but many struggle to control infection risks in the hospital environment during construction or while performing maintenance and repairs. What if we treated infection risk for facilities the same way we do with patients, where infection is defined as the "invasion and growth of germs in the building system"?

This tool helps facilities managers apply the tactics of building system maintenance to infection control by identifying opportunities for infection risk during rounding.


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