ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH / COVID-19 INFECTIOUS CONTROL SERVICES – PPE Protocol Review, Staff Training and Respirator Fit-testing: Major Healthcare Facility, NYC

Novisal lead a team of EHS professionals and Fit-test Technicians at a major healthcare system in New York City as it responded to the first wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic from March until June 2020. Novisal took the lead role as multiple contractors were commissioned to respond to this unprecedented effort to protect the health and safety of tens of thousands of healthcare workers.  Novisal reviewed the healthcare system’s PPE protocols for any gaps, then developed and conducted train-the-trainer sessions for both hospital staff and other contractors as well as participated in conducting over 10,000 respirator fit-tests on N-95 filtering face pieces.