Applying CSA Z8000 Canadian Healthcare Facilities – Planning, Design and Construction

The design and construction of health care facilities is a critical element in the continued delivery of quality healthcare in Canada. The CSA Standard Z8000 Canadian Health Care Facilities provides a nationally recognized baseline for the design and construction of health care facilities.

Facility design must incorporate Best Practice, Lessons Learned and a consistent methodology – so that the overall design including the sophisticated systems is appropriate and complete for any specific project. Z8000, is a living document that aims to achieve a national common and consistent standard for design and construction. The core of this standard is the guiding principles – OASIS.
Occupational Safety, Accessibility, safety and Security, Sustainability. Michael will explain how these principles help guide decision-making of any health care capital project regardless of size, location or range of services.