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Infection Control Technologies, Inc. (ICT) shared their ideas and expertise with attendees at the Healthcare Facility Management Society of NJ’s Seminar and Tradeshow on June 15, 2017 in Union, NJ.

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Remediation experts Tom Peter (CIH), left, and Leo Difonzo of Infection Control Technologies, Inc. exhibited at the 2017 HFMSNJ seminar to discuss infection control and HVAC system safety in hospitals and healthcare facilities.

The annual event showcases industry trends and best practices in the areas of Healthcare Facilities Management, Regulatory Compliance, and Construction. Among attendees are facility managers, maintenance professionals, engineers, architects, and contractors. Compliance professionals, including administrators, safety and security directors, and risk managers, also come to learn from the speakers and exhibitors.

ICT, a division of Insurance Restoration Specialists, Inc, is a premier provider of disaster recovery and environmental services in the New Jersey-Pennsylvania area specializing in facility hygiene, biological decontamination, and NADCA Certified HVAC system sanitation in high-risk settings. ICT is one of few disaster remediation contractors with both a Certified Environmental Infection Control Remediator (CEICR) and Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) on staff to oversee emergency biological hazard response and preventative maintenance for healthcare environments. ICT exhibited at the HFMSNJ show to discuss the challenges of infection control in the healthcare industry with a cross-section of stakeholders.

Tom Peter, CIH, Vice President of IRS, said, “It’s important to take part in events like this. In the remediation industry, especially those of us working in the high-risk environments, new dangers and new technologies and solutions to address those dangers emerge every day. Bringing together professionals from all sides to exchange expertise puts us all in a better position to make strides in combating healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).”

Healthcare Facilities Management Society of NJ is one of the original local chapters of the American Society of Healthcare Engineers (ASHE), a national professional organization of healthcare facility managers affiliated with the American Hospital Association.

ICT: First in Infection Control and Biological Decontamination. Infection Control Technologies, (ICT) a division of Insurance Restoration Specialists, Inc. (IRS) is one of the nation’s leading Building Hygiene contractors. ICT provides Facility Hygiene Services and Emergency Decontamination for some of the nation’s most respected real estate and Risk Management Professionals, Health Care, Municipalities, Institutions, Food Safety, Transportation, and government organizations.

Insurance Restoration Specialists, Inc. (IRS) is a premier provider of disaster recovery mitigation, environmental remediation, biohazard emergency response and HVAC inspection and cleaning in the New Jersey-Philadelphia-New York City area. IRS is certified by NADCA and have Certified Air Systems Cleaning Technicians and a Certified Ventilation System Inspector on staff. For businesses and property managers, an IRS Emergency Response Plan ensures having a pre-qualified contractor with a master services agreement, pricing and insurance in place before a disaster occurs.