|Document ID (ISN)||107488|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0958-479X - Safety and Health Practitioner
|Convention or series no.
||Jan. 2007, Vol.25, No.1, p.43-45. Illus. 15 ref.
||Sleepiness is often related to the build-up of exhaled carbon dioxide in work premises. This article discusses what carbon dioxide is, how it can affect work performance and how safety and health practitioners can act to reduce uncomfortable levels. Topics addressed: natural and mechanical ventilation of work premises; threshold limit value of 5000ppm (8h TWA) for carbon dioxide at the workplace defined by United Kingdom regulations; monitoring of carbon dioxide levels in workplace atmospheres.
||carbon dioxide; fatigue; breathing atmosphere; premises; sleep
||threshold limit values; responsibilities of employers; workplace monitoring; ventilation; work efficiency; limitation of exposure; United Kingdom
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)