Hospitals are increasingly in need of water risk management planning to reduce and eliminate the possibility of waterborne illness such as Legionella. ASHRAE published the new standard ASHRAE 188-2015 to establish minimum requirements for building water systems. This session offers a review of the ASHE water management monograph to assist members in complying with the standard and demonstrate why a water management plan ensures patient and facility safety.
Develop a water management program to protect patients, visitors, and staff from waterborne pathogens.
Meet the water system requirements of CMS Condition of Participation 482.42 Infection Control, Joint Commission Environment of Care, and the ASHRAE Standard 188.