The fifth edition of CSA Z317.2, Special requirements for heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems in health care facilities, has been released by the CSA Group. This edition of the standard continues to cover all of those things that make HVAC systems in health care facilities unique. There are several areas where the standard has been updated to account for changes in the industry and the research that continues in this dynamic topic area. Some of the revisions for the 2019 edition that will be of interest to CHES members include:

The Ontario Chapter of IAHSS (International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety) will hold an Education Seminar March 11, 2020 at the Baycrest Hospital, Jacob Family Theatre.  This is a free event and CHES members and their staff are invited to attend.

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40th Annual Conference of the Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society