Green Health Canada Inc.  is proud to have some of the best consultants in the country with more than 20 years of experience in environmental monitoring in healthcare settings.

We are industry leaders in studying medical water quality, investigating fungal infections in Bone Marrow Transplant Isolation Rooms, and other critical care areas.

For years our consultants have surveyed concentration levels for different biological and chemical hazards in different hospitals settings including:

  • Aspergillus Fumigatus.
  • Xylene, and Formalin exposure in Histology labs. We monitor occupational exposure using active and passive sampling methods.
  • Studying exposure to halogenated anesthetic gases in operating theaters using area and occupational monitoring devices, and studying different exposure groups among health workers.
  • Noise level exposure monitoring for maintenance workers in Healthcare settings, including but not limited: to generators' workers, and HVAC technicians.
  • Assessment of hearing defenders using the most advanced technology in the market, and applying applicable standards in order to evaluate the suitability of used hearing defenders for the found noise exposure levels.

Related services:
Pre-Construction Risk Assessments (PCRA)

  • Perform or assist with PCRA prior to start of construction.

Infection Control Risk Assessments (ICRA)

  • Develop ICRA.
  • Train infection control preventionist and hospital staff to perform ICRA.
  • Interpretation of ICRA classification.
  • Develop guidelines for projects based on ICRA classification.

Environmental Monitoring

  • Sampling strategy for IAQ monitoring.
  • Collection of fungal air and surface samples.
  • Collection of airborne particle counts.
  • On-site walkthroughs of construction sites.

Construction Training

  • Infection control training for staff.
  • Infection control training for contractors and subcontractors.

On-site Consulting

  • Containment barrier placement and construction consulting.
  • Negative air consulting and confirmation.
  • Verification of HEPA filtration effectiveness.
  • Debris transport route design.
  • Certified Healthcare Contractor (CHC).

Indoor Air Quality

  • Full service indoor environment risk assessments.
  • Fungal air and surface contaminates.
  • Bacterial air and surface contaminates.
  • Waterborne pathogens.
  • Chemical and odor issues.
  • Employee complaints.

Flood Services

  • Flood and disaster planning.
  • On-site consulting and disaster team.

Other Services

  • Pathogen monitoring and prevention programs.
  • Noise exposure.
  • Industrial hygiene service.

Construction Guidelines
Green Health Canada Inc. adheres to the following guidelines to provide guidance in minimizing and/or preventing the transmission of pathogens in the indoor environment during construction related activities:
Joint Commission Accreditation (JCA)

  • Hospital Accreditation Standards (Canada Accreditation and JCIA standards).
  • When planning demolition, construction, or renovation, the hospital uses risk criteria that address the impact of construction activities.
  • Air quality requirements.
  • Infection Control Risk Assessments (ICRA).
  • Utility requirements and emergency procedures.
  • Noise and vibration.
  • Interim life safety measures.

The American Institute of Architects (AIA)

  • Guidelines for design and construction of healthcare facilities.
  • During the planning phase of a project, after carefully considering the facility’s patient population and programs, the owner shall provide an Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA).

There are many options that can be added to our contracts for our clients who have more complex needs including but not limited to:

  • Training your environmental health team on biological air sampling.
  • Training your environmental health team on water sampling in dialysis units and in Reverse Osmosis units.

We employ only the best in environmental infection control and health and safety in all regions of Ontario. This means that a local Environmental Infection Control and Safety consultant will always be available to provide assistance and answer questions; international clients will find us closer than they think!

Contact us to schedule a free initial consultation with one of our expert team members.
We look forward to hearing from you!

Green Health Canada Inc.