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Guide for Implementing the Carbon Monoxide Monitoring and Response Framework in Long-term Care Facilities

Topics: Contaminants and Hazards, Indoor Air, Practices and Procedures, Risk Analysis Location: General, Canada

This guide is intended for public health practitioners, facility/property maintenance managers, risk managers, occupational hygienists, clinicians, or other persons working at long-term care facilities (residential care facilities, nursing homes, seniors’ residences, care occupancies, etc.) who would like to implement a program to reduce the risk of indoor carbon monoxide (CO) exposure to residents and staff. This document provides an overview of the Carbon Monoxide Monitoring and Response Framework (the “Framework”), the rationale for implementation in long-term care facilities, recommended steps for implementation, and sample resources. The information in this document should be adapted to suit the user’s context and resources within their organization.

The sample powerpoint presentation available below, based on materials in this document, can be adapted to facilitate webinars or on-site presentations and discussions of the Framework.

Publication DateAug 15, 2016
AuthorFong D
PublisherNCCEH; BC Centre for Disease Control
Posted by NCCEHOct 21, 2016