Infection Control Awareness certification earns accreditation

American National Standards Institute certifies program for construction workers performing work in health care facilities

FAIRFAX, Va. The sheet metal industry’s International Certification Board/Testing, Adjusting and Balancing Bureau’s Infection Control Awareness (ICA) Certification Program for construction workers in healthcare facilities recently earned accreditation from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

The ICA program focuses on the realities of construction within today’s health care facilities and was created due to market demand. The program joins ICB/TABB’s HVAC Fire Life Safety and Testing, Adjusting and Balancing programs on the list of ANSI-accredited certifications. This sets up ICB/TABB a secure position as the industry leader in developing and implementing a comprehensive set of certification programs for the HVAC industry.

A certification by ICB/TABB demonstrates the individual demonstrates the highest level of professional expertise in a specific field.

With the ICA and HVAC Fire Life Safety certifications, ICB/TABB certifications meet leading industry best practices for a complete infection control awareness program:

  • Construction in health care facilities
  • Construction risk assessment
  • Infection control and prevention
  • Infection control risk assessment
  • Non-infectious environmental risks
  • Construction practices in health care facilities
  • Life safety and fire safety
  • Interim life safety measures
  • Utility system shutdowns
  • Project closeout and transition to occupancy in health care facility construction

These certifications are an assurance of the quality advantages of utilizing persons certified by ICB/TABB under an ISO/IEC 17024 ANSI-accredited program.

ICB/TABB is the first program to gain ANSI (American National Standards Institute) accreditation for certification in the testing, adjusting and balancing industry. Certification is a statement that the technician, supervisor and contractor demonstrate the highest level of professional expertise.

For more information, contact Duane Smith, director of certification, at 703-739-7100 or dsmith@icbcertified.org.

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