CSA Z8000 Canadian Health Care Facilities –Planning, Design and Construction

The design and construction of hospitals, medical offices and other health care facilities is a critical element in the continued delivery of quality healthcare in Canada. These facilities are designed and built with sophisticated systems and as a result, the need for a national common and consistent standard for design and construction has become readily apparent. CSA Z8000 Canadian Health Care Facilities provides a nationally recognized baseline for the design and construction of hospitals and selected care facilities.

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Highlights of CSA Z8000

  • Essential elements and specific requirements for the planning, design and construction of health care facilities, both public and private.
  • Applies to all facilities providing health care services regardless of type, size, location or range of services.
  • Covers new facilities (“Greenfield” construction) as well as existing facilities undergoing addition or renovation.
  • Specific planning and design elements such as site and facility development, inpatient functional service, diagnostic and treatment/functional service, and support functional service.
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CSA Z8000 – CANADIAN HEALTH CARE FACILITIES (PAPER/PDF)

Provides a nationally recognized baseline for the design and construction of hospitals and selected care facilities.

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CSA Z8001 – COMMISSIONING OF HEALTH CARE FACILITIES (PDF)

Builds on the core commissioning requirements of CSA Z320 – Building Commissioning Standard and Check Sheets – and addresses special…

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CSA Z8002 – OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF HEALTH CARE FACILITIES (PAPER/PDF)

Sets out a framework of requirements and essential elements for the operation and maintenance program of a health care

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FUNDAMENTALS OF INFECTION CONTROL DURING CONSTRUC-TION, RENOVATION AND MAINTE-NANCE OF HEALTHCARE FAC.(CLASSROOM)

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EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION AND PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS OFINFECTION CONTROL(CLASSROOM)

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OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF HEALTH CARE FACILITIESBASED ON Z8002(ONSITE)