Dust protection for healthcare facility construction

July 30, 2018

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) requires hospitals to perform an Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) before any construction, renovation or repair project, according to an article on the Healthcare Construction + Operations website.

A dust control plan is part of this assessment, and contractors usually have a dust barrier system as part of their dust control plan.

In healthcare facilities, how the system is used depends on the ICRA requirements

Dust barrier systems can be while more permanent dust barriers are constructed or to build temporary vestibules at the entrances to large projects.

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