A Hands off Approach: Designing Public Restrooms with Preventative Measures in Mind

A Hands off Approach: Designing Public Restrooms with Preventative Measures in Mind

to take this course

In light of recent events, we all are realizing how important proper hygiene is, especially in public restrooms. Join us in this one-hour course as we discuss which surfaces in public restrooms commonly promote the spread of germs and how touchless sink faucets can be used to reduce harmful bacteria in the water supply and on the faucet handles. Design professionals will learn how to apply preventative measures to create clean and hygienic public restrooms that people feel safe using.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Identify which surfaces in public restrooms commonly promote the spread of germs and present the risk of infection to all occupants
  2. Explain the importance of handwashing and how touchless sink faucets facilitate hygienic handwashing practices
  3. Illustrate how touchless sink faucets can be used to reduce harmful bacteria in the water supply and on the faucet handles
  4. Apply preventative measures when designing or renovating public restrooms with infection control in mind
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(22) Plumbing
AIBD Division: 
Building Design
AIA Course Number: 
CHI22A
IDCEC Course Number: 
113522
Delivery Format: 
Narrated Video
Device Format: 
Desktop/Laptop
Tablet
Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion