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Q: Do we need to post the temperature ranges on the outside of our blanket and fluid warmers? A: Well… no, I don’t believe you do. But the expectation is …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Feb 3, 2020

Q: I work in the Central Processing department and yesterday they upped the temperature to 72 - 73 degrees in decontam and the clean side. I always thought it had …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 23, 2018

Q: How often are we required to log the room temperature, humidity levels, and air changes in our OR's? Is this required daily, each shift, hourly? What about the other …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Aug 20, 2018

Q: Where do I find in the code that tells me where required temperature and humidity must be monitored? We have our accreditation organization here, and they mentioned our Sterile …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jun 20, 2018

Q: During our mock inspection this week at our hospital, they are asking for temp and humidity checks in the surgery hallways. We do monitor the surgery rooms and center …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jul 24, 2017

Q: I'm working with a hospital on their temperature and humidity monitoring in their Central Supply area, and was wondering what specific parameters they should follow in the two different …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jan 27, 2017
Q&ANursing HomeTemperature

Q: My loved one is in a nursing home and needs additional heat in the winter time, what do I do? The building seems to be at a comfortable temperature, …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Aug 14, 2015

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