The World Health Organization estimates that approximately 30% of all commercial buildings have significant indoor air quality problems. This means that every day millions of workers face an unnecessary health threat because of indoor air contaminants in the workplace. Additionally, each year thousands of diseases and deaths are linked to this occupational hazard.
Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
Define the term “”indoor air quality”” and recognize the consequences of indoor air contamination
Recognize the causes and sources of major indoor air contaminants
Identify the health effects and major risks of indoor air contamination
Identify controls to help maintain good indoor air quality