CSA – Infection Control: Part 1 – Fundamentals During Construction, Renovation and Maintenance of Health Care Facilities

CSA – Infection Control: Part 1 – Fundamentals During Construction, Renovation and Maintenance of Health Care Facilities

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Construction, renovation, and maintenance of healthcare facilities bring specific risks associated with potentially fatal infection and illness. Preventing and controlling infection while these activities take place requires the implementation and support of preventive measures intended to protect patients, staff, and visitors from potential harm. Focusing on the application of the CSA Z317.13:22, Infection control during construction, renovation, and maintenance of healthcare facilities standards, participants will learn how to address necessary measures and help control infection risk in healthcare facilities.

This course will cover:

  • An overview of the CSA Z317.13:22 Standard and its intent.
  • How to apply the clauses to different scenarios that are encountered during construction at a Health Care Facility.
  • The structure, content, and intent of CSA Z317.13:22
  • The scope, reference publications and;
  • Clauses 3,4,6,7 and supporting annexes.
  • CSA Z317.13:22 as it applies to infection prevention and control and remedial measures, materials, special equipment, dust control, and barriers.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the “Body of Knowledge” that encompasses the new Standard CSA Z317.13:22 
  • Recognize basic definitions related to the CSA Z317.13:22 Standard.
  • Describe examples of known contaminations and their sources
  • Determine procedures that are appropriate for infection prevention and control.
  • List key prevention procedures related to construction at HCFs.
  • Develop an appropriate Risk Assessment as it relates to construction at healthcare facilities.
  • Identify the proper placement of dust control barriers and tools used to achieve infection prevention and a controlled environment during construction.
  • Describe infection prevention and control measures.
  • Apply infection prevention and control measures after construction.
  • Employ mold remediation at your healthcare facility.
  • Describe appropriate remedial measures.

Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion after they successfully complete the training and an evaluation component.


**Note:   Part 1: Fundamentals of Infection Control during Construction is Part 1 of a 2-part course. The second part is: Part 2: Effective Implementation and Practical Applications of Infection Control 

Courses run back-to-back where possible but are listed separately. If you would like to take both courses, please add both Part 1 and Part 2 to your cart. 


ICBA Member Discount Code:  To obtain the discount code that is available exclusively to ICBA members, please email training@icba.ca 


Recommended Readings (Purchased Separately)

• CSA Z317.22, Infection Control during Construction, Renovation, and Maintenance of Health Care Facilities

• CSA Z317.1, Special Requirements for Plumbing Installations in Health Care Facilities 

• CSA Z317.2, Special Requirements for Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) Systems in Health Care Facilities


Delivery Method: Virtual with Zoom Meetings or In-Person/Classroom delivery available.

Course Fee Includes:  

1. Participant Guide:

  • Brief content summary
  • Planning for Mold Remediation
  • CSA Z317.13:22 Changes

2. Activity Floor Plan

3. Health Canada Study (CCDR 27S2) 

  • Canada Communicable Disease Report 2001



There are no prerequisites for this course. 

Who Should Attend

This course is directed towards: 

  • Architects and Engineers
  • Commissioning Teams
  • Constructors
  • Infection Prevention and Control Professionals
  • Planning and Project Management
  • Facility and Maintenance Managers
  • Environmental Services Staff
  • Health Care Workers
  • Occupational Health Professionals

Technical Requirements

**For Virtual Delivery Sessions Only**

Each Attendee participates in the live, instructor-led sessions via a dedicated desktop or laptop.

Chromebooks, Tablets, and Mobiles are not compatible with the CSA Group’s Webex Training sessions.

Operating Systems/Browser Recommendations:


  • Windows – Version 8 or higher
  • Edge browser 42 and later
  • Mozilla Firefox 52 and later
  • Chrome 65 and later (32-bit/64-bit)

Mac OS X:

  • MAC – Version 10.13 or higher
  • Firefox 52 and later
  • Safari 11 and later
  • Chrome 65 and later (32-bit/64-bit)


  • Headset, headphones with microphone, or computer/device with speakers/microphone (required for audio)
  • Video camera (optional) 


  • JavaScript and cookies are enabled. 
  • Java 6 and Java 7 (for web browsers that support Java) are enabled.
  • Cisco WebEx plug-ins is enabled for Chrome 32 and later. 
  • Plug-ins are enabled in Safari. 
  • Active X is enabled and unblocked for Microsoft Internet Explorer 
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