Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society - Société canadienne d’ingénierie des services de santé

Infection Prevention and Control Conference

Call for Expression of Interest for CHES members to speak at Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) National Conference in Niagara Falls, Ontario. May 15th to 18th 2016.

Our Partnerships and Advocacy committee has received a request from IPAC National to request one or two of our CHES members to speak at their National Conference in Niagara Falls, Ontario. The requested speaking topic is: "Healthcare Facility Design: Balancing Innovation & Infection Prevention and Control".  

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Emergency Resource Listing

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Call for Expression of Interest for Emergency Facilities Management Human Resource Listing Service

Emergent situations occur all the time in Canadian Healthcare Institutions, yet maintaining Business Continuity is essential and could be compromised by the unavailability of experienced human resources.  Particularly in the context of a local disaster situation, be it natural, man-made, or pandemic in nature.

There are also situations arising where health care facilities that are heavily involved in project work need temporary assistance, and specific knowledge and skills, to help them see the projects through to completion.

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Call for Expressions of Interest re CSA Z8002

 Call for Expression of Interest for experts to become members of CSA Z8002 Operation and Maintenance of Healthcare Facilities Sub Committee

Closing date: July 31, 2015
Expression of Interest shall be submitted in electronic form to the attention of Donna Dennison.   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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By-Law Revisions Announced

The CHES Board of Directors has reviewed the sections of the CHES By-Laws and are proposing revisions (see Read More below).

CHES Members will be asked to cast their vote on the above proposed changes at the 2015 AGM in Edmonton AB on Tuesday September 23, 2015.

Comments can be provided to the CHES National Office by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. until July 15, 2015.

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CCHFM

ManMegahornAnnouncing the Canadian Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager (CCHFM) designation!

Successful candidates can append the letters CCHFM after their name and earn recognition as an elite professional in the healthcare industry.  Be one of the first to earn this coveted designation!  The first exam will be offered at the CHES National Conference in Edmonton September 20-22, 2015

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CHF Spring 2015