Tuckey Restoration Trains to Minimize Infectious Diseases in Healthcare Facilities

November 4, 2016 | 3:00 pm
Is your Restoration / Construction contractor knowledgeable about the unique infectious disease control requirements of healthcare facilities?
Is your Restoration / Construction contractor knowledgeable about the unique infectious disease control requirements of healthcare facilities?

CARLISLE, PA – Tuckey Restoration, Inc., a member company of DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, today announced its completion of The Linders Health Institute’s specialized training for infection control during disaster recovery in healthcare facilities.

Since hospitals affected by natural disasters risk the spread of airborne pathogens and infectious diseases, the requirement of construction compliance standards has become an increasing concern, and it is crucial for first responders, such as Tuckey Restoration, to be prepared for these challenges.

Marlene Linders, founder of The Institute, held the two-day boot camp on September 12 and 13 at fellow DKI member company, Insurance Restoration Specialists DKI’s facilities in Monroe Township, N.J. The course covered infection control, emerging infectious diseases, air, and waterborne pathogens, MRSA and exposure risks during restoration for healthcare facilities.

The Institute’s training is the only infectious diseases course that teaches best practices from the hospital’s perspective and at the clinical level, in regards to the patient population. It is also the only accredited program, authorized by both the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the US Green Building Council (USGBC/GBCI) for continuing education.

Matthew Tuckey and Dale Mundis of Tuckey Restoration each received a certificate of completion to show hospitals their proof of training, as well as Critical Environment Reconstruction Contractors (CERC) accreditation.

About Tuckey Restoration, Inc.

Based in Carlisle, PA, Tuckey Restoration is a member of the Tuckey family of companies, which have been leading providers of commercial and residential contracting services since 1968. Since its incorporation in 1995, Tuckey Restoration has become a recognized industry leader throughout South Central Pennsylvania in emergency response, historic preservation and specialty construction. For more information, visit

About DKI

DKI, headquartered in Chicago, is the largest disaster restoration contracting organization in North America. DKI member companies provide full-service restoration to its customers: emergency response, water damage mitigation, fire and contents cleaning, mold remediation, complete reconstruction and much more, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. DKI returns damaged property to its pre-loss condition quickly and efficiently, delivering complete satisfaction to its consumer, insurance, and corporate customers. For more information about DKI, visit

About The Linders Health Institute

The Linders Health Institute provides a range of study courses on compliance standards for companies that work, or that seek to do work in the healthcare built industry. These courses, exclusively approved by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and The Green Building Council (LEED), were developed from regulatory changes implemented by The Joint Commission under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). To learn more, visit

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