Since Hurricane Sandy pummeled New York City in 2012, new and more stringent emergency management programs and compliance requirements have been implemented for healthcare systems. With the new mandates, plus the advent of COVID-19, cross contamination prevention and disinfection is more critical than it has ever been in the medical arena.
Insights on infectious disease and cross-contamination control for restoration and remediation contractors – from how to gain more business in this space, to tips on disinfection and decontamination services, to mitigating exposure risks.
Most of us know not all PPE is created equal. When it comes to the SARS-CoV-2 or Coronavirus, there are many questions about proper PPE. Before that can be answered, the first question that needs to be asked is: what is the task being performed?
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), health care associated infections (HCAI) are currently the fourth leading cause of death in the United States, with an estimated death toll of nearly 100,000 per year.