Standards for PMHS ensure your organization’s safety, hygiene, and infection free environment.

These are the times when the whole world decides to make infection prevention and control measures as a part of their new routine just as you would wake up in the morning and brush your teeth! COVID-19 is not the only reason for accepting the fact that safety & hygiene was always underestimated. Time and again nature has given us warning signs to improve and imbibe the culture of hygiene and safety in our day to day activities.

The COVID-19 pandemic is considered as the most crucial global health calamity of the century and the greatest challenge that humankind has faced since the 2nd World War. As far as the history of human civilization is concerned there are instances of severe outbreaks of diseases caused by a number of viruses. Apart from COVID-19, the human civilization has witnessed at least five pandemics in the current century, e.g. H1N1, polio, Ebola (twice), and Zika. Loss of lives due to any pandemic causes definite irretrievable damage to the society. But apart from this, it severely immobilizes the global economy as well.

To decrease the damage connected with such pandemics, public health and infection control actions are immediately necessary to limit the global spread of the virus. While your organization is looking forward to unlocking and resuming operations as early as possible, it is very important to understand that COVID 19 is still out there waiting!

COHS felt it necessary to ensure a safe and hygienic work environment is of utmost priority at this hour. Not only for your own safety but also for your employees, customers, suppliers, vendors and all stakeholders. You need guidelines that are of international standards and include the best evidence based practices being executed across the globe.

The standards for PMHS have been categorically developed in order to make sure that your organization is safe and provides an environment which is hygienic and certainly non-infectious. The standards have been very carefully developed considering the guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO), Joint Commission International, USA (JCI), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH) and Quality Council of India (QCI). Further, the standards have been developed with the guidance of the industry experts and highly experienced professionals in the fields of healthcare, hospitality and various other industries.

Standards for PMHS shall ensure that your organization, company or institute can resume operations safely while complying with all the guidelines and directives from the regulatory/health officials and other government bodies and also serve and protect your customers and all stakeholders.

These standards can be applied by all categories of industries including manufacturing, service, hospitality, restaurants, Information & Technology etc. Let us all come together to start opening up the economy of our country with a plan that shall minimize the recurrences and spread of infections.