Environmental Health of VH

Introduction and Responsibilities:

 

  • Identifying, categorizing and determining the priorities and needs of the hospital's environmental health
  • Studying, researching in the field of hospital environmental health
  • Selecting and proposing new practical methods for planning and improving the health condition of the hospital environment quantitatively and qualitatively
  • Implementing, following up and supervising the application of the provisions of the bylaws, conditions, standards, circulars and instructions notified in the field of duties and expert approval of related contracts
  • Organizing and participating in conferences, workshops, meetings, and scientific, specialized and executive committees on environmental health, controlling hospital infections, and following its approvals in the field of duties
  • Visiting and supervising all parts of the hospital daily- continuously according to the regulations.
  • Supervising and controlling the separation, collection, transportation and disposal of solid waste
  • Following up and monitoring the implementation of pollution control programs and noise in and around the hospital with the cooperation of relevant offices
  • Supervising and following up continuous programs, washing and disinfecting different parts of the hospital according to the rules and instructions
  • Monitoring and controlling the hygiene of water and sewage system
  • Supervising and controlling the heating, cooling, ventilation and fire extinguishing systems of the hospital
  • Following up the elimination of environmental health deficiencies through the officials of the relevant offices
  • Planning, monitoring and following up on improving the hospital environment
  • Monitoring the fighting with and control of insects, rodents and other animals, taking into account health and environmental conditions
  • Supervising the health control of employees (obtaining a health card and recording the results in the health records of people in the kitchen, pantry, laundry, etc.)
  • Supervising environmental health affairs of centers where medical staff work with radiation, and controlling health of radiation medical staff according to conditions and regulations
  • Preparing reports on environmental health problems with the relevant hospital officials and following up to eliminate deficiencies
  • Participating in the planning and implementation of health education programs in the field of hospital environmental health for staff, patients, clients and trainees
  • Monitoring and following up on environmental health issues in the vicinity of the hospital in coordination with the regional health centers
  • Collecting, organizing, classifying and analyzing information required by environmental health statistics of different parts of the hospital
  • Documenting activities, preparing reports and sending them to the relevant authorities