NEEDHAM, Mass., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- EH&E, an environmental and engineering consulting firm for the healthcare industry, has launched "EHEConnect" -- an interactive discussion forum dedicated to Environment of Care (EC) professionals -- at http://www.eheconnect.com.
"The forum will act as a central resource for the exchange of ideas and issues central to the mounting, and increasingly complex, responsibilities of those accountable for a healthcare organization's Environment of Care," said Kevin Coghlan, M.S., C.I.H, Director of EH&S Compliance & Strategic Support at EH&E. "Our goal is to create a virtual community where EC professionals and others involved in EC issues can login and network with their peers around the country."
"EHEConnect offers an informal way for EC professionals to exchange ideas, experiences and their solutions to challenges in the EC as well as keep up with The Joint Commission accreditation requirements," said Coghlan.
EH&E's team of EC consultants monitor and participate in forum discussions, adding their own professional insights and expertise to the dialogue.
Current topics being discussed include: life safety code documentation;
new hospital EtO sterilizer regulations take effect December 2008; OSHA
recommendations regarding protection of hospital security personnel in
emergences; personal protective equipment for pandemic influenza; extreme
temperature policies, interpretation of governing standards for showers and
To learn more and to join EHEConnect, go to: http://www.eheinc.com/forum.htm .
EH&E offers a host of customizable services to assist hospitals with a
variety of needs including: working to help create a healthy and safe work
environment, reducing occupational illness and injury, minimizing workers'
compensation claims, increasing worker morale and
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