https://www.aorn.org/-/media/aorn/guidelines/position-statements/posstat-endorsed-relative-humidity-joint-communicaiton.pdf

In many locations across the country, cold weather or desert conditions create dry environmental conditions. In order to achieve higher levels of RH that are ...

https://buildingenergy.cx-associates.com/2014/12/controlling-operating-room-temperature-and-humidity-and-managing-expectations/

Dec 17, 2014 ... Proper ventilation, airflow, temperature, and humidity are needed for successful surgical operations. The design requirements for these ...

https://www.ast.org/uploadedFiles/Main_Site/Content/About_Us/ASTGuidelinesHumidityintheOR.pdf

regarding establishing humidity levels in the OR per HDO protocols. Rationale. The maintenance of the required level of relative humidity (RH) in the operating ...

http://www.jointcommission.org/mobile/standards_information/jcfaq.aspx

Temperature and Humidity - Monitoring Requirements for Sterile Supply Storage Areas · Temperature and relative humidity requirements - Controlling Authority.

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/SurveyCertificationGenInfo/Downloads/Survey-and-Cert-Letter-13-25.pdf

Apr 19, 2013 ... SUBJECT: Relative Humidity (RH): Waiver of Life Safety Code (LSC) Anesthetizing Location. Requirements; Discussion of Ambulatory Surgical ...

https://www.jointcommission.org/standards_information/jcfaqdetails.aspx?StandardsFAQId=1686

Jul 11, 2017 ... Centralized sterile supply storage, in procedural areas where large volumes of sterile supplies are kept, require a program for management of ...

https://www.beckersasc.com/asc-accreditation-and-patient-safety/the-joint-commission-addresses-or-temperature-standard-4-details.html

Feb 16, 2018 ... If the temperature falls below the established range, verify it won't have a negative impact on patient care or the relative humidity level or take ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1038380/

In the United States, an air temperature of 70 to 75°F. (21 to 24°C.) with 50 to 60 % relative humidity provides a compromise between the requirements of the ...

http://www.ahrmm.org/knowledge-center/resources/advisory-briefing-update/humidity-levels-or-room-012115

Jan 21, 2015 ... Many safety codes and standards regulating the healthcare physical environment now require relative humidity levels in operating rooms (not ...

http://www.ashe.org/resources/alerts/2015/hvac_statement_150928.shtml

Sep 28, 2015 ... ASHE is working with several other organizations to address issues related to temperature, humidity, and ventilation requirements for hospital ...