National Healthcare Facilities Engineering Week: October 18-24, 2020

Challenge 100x57CHES Members  you have a challenge: 

Create a short video, post it on LinkedIn or Twitter using #NHFEW
CHES will like and share it on LinkedIn (@CHES National Office) and Twitter (@CHES_SCISS)

Order promotional swag - posters - tent cards - and more (click here)

Hang a banner!... advertise your department's successes!... hold draws!  Celebrate! Célébrer! 

CSA NEW2019 125x53Medical Gas E-Learning Course is now open for registration

This course provides a basic understanding of medical gases, what they are, their uses, and safety considerations when in use.  This is an online course with an estimated completion time of 5 hours.  Registration provides 90-day course access to complete.


Dear CHES Family / Chers membres de la SCISS,

After much deliberation, involving all the key stakeholders, National Executive, the Board of Directors and the 2020 Halifax Conference Planning Committee, we have made the very difficult and unprecedented decision to postpone the September 2020 Halifax national conference to a future date beyond 2020. / Après de longues délibérations, auxquelles ont participé les principales parties prenantes, le Bureau national, le Comité de direction et le Comité d’organisation du Congrès 2020 d’Halifax, nous avons pris la décision très difficile et sans précédent de reporter le Congrès national 2020 prévu à Halifax à une date future au-delà de 2020.

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Canadian Standards Association (CSA Group) has made a selection of relevant standards available for no-fee view access through the online platform at the following link: COVID-19 Response Standards and Handbooks / Normes pour faire face au COVID-19

The following standards are currently included:

In these very challenging times because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the following is a short list of resources that may be of value:

Seek information from reliable sources: In a world of social media, there is an abundance of misinformation. Much of it is unreliable and not based in fact or science. Be sure that the information you are gathering is coming from reliable sources.

The following are locations where you can get accurate and up-to-date information: