COVID-19

HVAC guidelines issued by the Victorian Health and Human Services Building Authority

Published: 8 April 2020

The Victorian Health and Human Services Building Authority (VHHSBA) has recently updated two Technical Health Advice guidelines which provide important information for HVAC project delivery and service and maintenance activity within the Victorian health sector. 

The VHHSBA is responsible for the planning, development, construction and asset management of the state’s $23 billion portfolio of health and human services assets.

The Infrastructure activities during a pandemic guidelines provides information on the types of infrastructure activities that should continue during the COVID-19 pandemic. In includes important information for those undertaking capital works and service and maintenance activities. 

The HVAC system strategies to airborne infections outbreaks guideline provides information to hospital engineers on the types of actions that could be taken in the event of airborne infectious outbreaks with regards to HVAC systems installed within a healthcare facility.

Regardless of whether your business operates in the health care system or not, both these resources provide helpful information to inform your business practices and help with client discussions.