Practice Guidance for Healthcare Environmental Cleaning This publication, prepared by the ASHES and edited by infection control professionals, contains the requirements for environmental cleaning in healthcare facilities. Targeted for directors and managers of healthcare environmental services, this book is designed to be used as a resource for implementing proper cleaning techniques and procedures based on guidelines by the CDC, OSHA, and other government agencies. Professionals new to the industry and those looking to revamp their policies and procedures manuals should be particularly interested in this publication. Item Number: 057034, Member Price: $169, Non-Member Price: $269 Order via phone at 800-242-2626.
Recommended Practice Series #2: Disaster Readiness & Recovery Environmental services departments are essential for maintaining hospital operations during an emergency situation. With that in mind, ASHES has developed a new recommended practice document that provides multi disciplinary guidance, particularly for environmental services departments on issues and concerns that arise during all phases of a disaster. The tool can be used as a facility-wide. Item Number: 057800, Member Price $99 each, Non Member Price $199 Each Order via phone at 800-242-2626.
CDC: Interim Recommendations for Facemask and Respirator Use in Certain Community Settings Where Swine Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Transmission Has Been Detected, April 27, 2009 011:00AM ET http://www.cdc.gov/swineflu/masks.htm