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Janette Purdy is our Safety Operations Director for Compliance Alliance and Infection Control Solutions. In 2011 she earned the coveted Master Level – Certified Healthcare Safety Professional certification. She has spent the majority of the last 17 years working hands-on with our medical and dental practices finding and establishing practical solutions to compliance with the most current OSHA regulations and CDC guidelines. Janette leads our team of Safety Engineers, ensuring their education and training is heads and shoulders above any in the industry. She is responsible for development of onsite training programs and webinars. She assumes responsibility for, and oversees written program development and our research teams, & ensuring comprehensive programs that meet and exceed all regulatory guidelines. Janette readily jumps in whenever necessary in any realm to be certain no task goes uncompleted. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Business Healthcare Management.

Recent Blog Posts

Floors Prove a Source of Infection

Infection Control Today recently published an article on management of floors in healthcare facilities. Although your facility may not be a hospital, many of the principles certainly apply. Floors were... Read More

Why Neutralize High Level Disinfectants

It is illegal in some parts of the country to dump used OPA or glutaraldehyde down the drain without neutralizing it first. It is a popular misconception that used OPA... Read More

617 Candida Auris Cases in the US

A trip to the hospital might suddenly be even less desirable. A superbug considered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as “a serious global health threat’’ has been... Read More

Hand Hygiene and Pathogens in Public Restrooms

Many people use handwashing and hand-drying facilities in public washrooms under the impression that these amenities are hygienic. However, such facilities may be potential sites for the transmission of pathogenic... Read More

10.4% of healthcare workers tested were contaminated with patient bacteria following PPE removal

During a recent study of inpatient healthcare workers, more than a third of healthcare staff were found to be contaminated with multi-drug resistant organisms after caring for patients colonized or... Read More