Furniture and furnishings procurement


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Every day, patients and employees are exposed to a wide array of chemicals in hospitals and health care facilities, and the priority chemicals of concern have been shown to have a lasting negative impact on individual health, public health, and the environment. Furnishings can be a significant contributor to poor health in interior spaces, like hospitals, with chemicals migrating out into dust, food, air, water, and ecosystems during their life cycle. Additionally, if harmful chemicals are used to make furnishings, communities that host manufacturing facilities can be exposed to those chemicals.

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