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Document ID (ISN)100507
CIS number 02-1779
ISSN - Serial title 0829-1314 - Convergence - Revue de gestion de la santé-sécurité
Year 2002
Convention or series no.
Title Quality of indoor air... Something to be closely watched!
Original title La qualité de l'air intérieur... à surveiller! [in French]
Bibliographic information Aug. 2002, Vol.18, No.3, p.1-19 (whole issue). Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract This full issue is devoted to indoor air quality in workplaces in Quebec (Canada). Main topics covered: nature of indoor air contaminants; sources of indoor air pollutants; proactive prevention management; disorders due to poor indoor air quality; non-environmental variables associated with complaints concerning the quality of indoor air (stress, job dissatisfaction, psychogenic effects); evaluation of fungal contamination and preventive measures; advice for avoiding the degeneration of an indoor air quality problem into a crisis situation; information communication within the enterprise during interventions following a problem or a crisis; ventilation of premises and air renewal; compensation of disorders due to indoor air quality; right of refusal to work because of poor indoor air quality.
Descriptors (primary) allergens; harmful substances; determination in air; biological hazards; premises and workplaces
Descriptors (secondary) Canada; allergic respiratory disorders; nitrogen dioxide; carbon monoxide; carbon dioxide; moulds; acarids; legionellosis; asthma; volatile substances; respirable dust; sick building syndrome; ventilation systems; stress factors; right of refusal; supply of information; Quebec
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Sick building syndrome
Biological hazards