Workshop – Demystifying the AS4187 Standard


The workshop brings more details to the information discussed within the plenary session. The primary focus will be to provide a hands on approach and case studies of various real life scenarios, focussing on providing solutions and a clear pathway to action.

There will be time to discuss crowd sourced scenarios and provide practical advice on how to tackle the recommendations from Auditors, Accreditors and the Standards.

We will focus specifically on:

  • Equipment standards and how do you comply
  • Water treatment and repercussions
  • Traceability/Tracking
  • Testing & Evidence of Process

Please bring along and queries or examples from your facility as we may get a chance to discuss these.

James Kyriakou B.App.Sc.(App. Chem.) M.Chem

Solutions Manager – Health infrastructure, Device Technologies Australia

Background: James has been a member of Device Technologies for 14 years in a number of key roles. His primary responsibilities have been with the infection prevention and endoscopy teams. He has also Implemented systems and new products into the CSSD and Endoscopy markets that have made a significant difference to patients’ lives and quality of life. James completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (App Chem.) at RMIT University in Melbourne. His Masters was centred on drug synthesis, with particular emphasis on Cancer research. He is also qualified in Analytical Techniques, including the investigation of new analytical techniques for oleic acid viscosity and breakdown profiles in industry applications.  Since leaving academia, James has been trained by the Australian Institute of Management in Advanced Management Techniques, Human Resource training and retention. He also holds a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.  Currently he is studying Lean Six Sigma methods.  He recently convened the Working Group into Water Quality for the AS/NZ 4187 standard.  In his free time, James enjoys spending time with his 3 kids, coaching AFL and travelling to unique destinations.


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