Acute and long-term health care facilities operate on a continuous, 24-hour, 7-day basis. Consequently, many operations and maintenance tasks are performed with staff and patients in occupancy. Building operations and maintenance procedures must be evaluated relative to health impacts on patients and staff. The focus of this area is to encourage a cross discipline approach in Operations and Maintenance decision-making and implementation to ensure safe, healthful, environmentally sensitive methods and materials.
Greening Healthcare: Ideas for Your Campus (2008)
Physicians for Social Responsibility. Lauren Zajac, 8 pp. This short report is full of resources to assist hospital green teams in improving environmental performance of the hospital environment.
Green Teams: Engaging Employees in Sustainability (2009)
Published through Climatebiz. 21 pp. Deborah Fleischer, the president of Green Impact, explores and outlines the 10 best practices for bringing all your employees on board with your company’s sustainability projects.