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act. A clearly defined strategy to communicate new safety protocols with building users will significantly help shift behaviors.
Healthcare facilities that embrace and create an integrated approach will help establish a new mindset that embraces safety and
wellness. 

tell someone coming in to wait for availability. A paper towel dispenser at
the exit will help users avoid contact with shared surfaces when pulling
the door open, and a trash can should be placed there for easy discarding of
towels. Likewise, stairwells should have clear directional signage to ensure paths of travel are deA CLEARLY DEFINED
fined and remind people to stay to the right when
STRATEGY TO
passing others. Doorways to stairs also need
hand sanitizer as well as paper towel dispensCOMMUNICATE SAFETY
ers and trash cans for using door handles. ElPROTOCOLS WILL HELP
evator signage should communicate maximum
SHIFT BEHAVIORS.
occupancy and encourage patients to use their
elbows, rather than fingers, to push buttons.
Wherever possible, reminding people to wash their hands and providing
directional signage to existing hand-washing infrastructure will increase
the chances of creating a new behavior. Universal design principles are recommended for communicating and supporting people with diverse sensory abilities. For example, consider sharing this information in multiple
ways, including written and spoken. Ensure that written communication
is legible for color blind individuals and, where possible and feasible, use
braille and other universal-access methods.

Daniel Aizenman is a senior principal at Stantec
(Boulder, Colo.). He can be reached at D A N I E L .
A I Z E N M A N @ S T A N T E C . C O M . Brenda BushMoline is a vice president and global health
sector leader at Stantec (Chicago). She can be
reached at B R E N D A . B U S H - M O L I N E @
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