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Announcing the Public Review of the Wayfinding draft standard

CSAlogoThe Canadian Standards Association is pleased to announce that the draft standard CSA Z317.14 Wayfinding in health care facilities is now at the Public Review stage. This is a new document, created in response to requests from health care professionals, government, and industry. For anyone involved in the design of health care facilities or any aspect of wayfinding systems, this is a great opportunity to take part in the development of this important new standard.

To review the draft and post comments, please visit CSA Group Public Review site:http://publicreview.csa.ca/Home/Toc/2233. Comments will be accepted until October 4, 2016. We look forward to your input!

Public Review of Lifts for the transfer of persons Standard

CSAlogoThe Canadian Standards Association is pleased to announce that the draft standard CSA Z10535.2 Lifts for the transfer of persons – Installation, use and maintenance is now at the Public Review stage. This is a new document, created in response to requests from health care professionals, government, and industry. For anyone involved in patient or staff safety, or any aspect of patient lifts, this is a great opportunity to take part in the development of this important new standard.

To review the draft and post comments, please visit CSA Group Public Review site:  Comments will be accepted until Sept 20, 2016. We look forward to your input!

Archived Webinars Available

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Calendar of Upcoming Events

 Event Date  Location 
British Columbia Chapter & National Conference September 11-13, 2016 Vancouver, BC
Canadian Healthcare Construction Course September 14-15, 2016 Vancouver, BC
Canadian Healthcare Construction Course October 20-21, 2016 Toronto, ON
Saskatchewan Chapter Conference October 23-25, 2016 Saskatoon, SK
Maritime Chapter Education Day November 22, 2016 Truro, NS

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