Hospital Preparedness Standard Approved by ASTM International Committee on Homeland Security - ASTM International Committee E54 on Homeland Security has approved its first standard, E 2413, Guide for Hospital Preparedness and Response. To view the complete standard, go to http://126.96.36.199/viewnews.aspx?newsID=573&s=E54
Boston Water and Sewer Commission Regulation - The BWSC now requires a testing point down stream of all grease traps to verify compliance with sewer use regulations. This regulation will apply to all restaurants and cafeterias, and takes effect Feb. 28th, 2005. For more information, contact the BWSC at 617-989-7286.
March 22 - EH&E will present a healthcare workshop entitled "Surviving a JCAHO Tracer Survey, a Practical Workshop for Environment of Care Professionals" - This 2.5-hour workshop will help you prepare your institution for the new JCAHO Tracer survey process within the EOC area by walking you through several "table-top" excercises. For more information, contact Kirsten Buchanan at 617-964-8550, or visit https://www.eheinc.com/seminars/default.asp