The maintenance staff has a role in infection prevention

August 26, 2019

Healthcare facility engineering and maintenance staff can play an important role in a healthcare facility's infection control efforts, according to Health Facilities Management website.

One of the advantages facility professionals have is that they are constantly moving throughout the facility and may be able to spot potential problems. 

Plus, the maintenance staff are already involved in many activities that can support infection prevention. 

For example, work performed on HVAC systems and building equipment have a direct impact on helping to prevent infections.

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