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Document ID (ISN)102144
CIS number 03-1322
Year 1998
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.98-123
Title Building air quality - Action plan
Bibliographic information Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2002, USA, June 1998. 31p.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract Designed to be used in conjunction with the publication entitled "Building air quality - A guide for building owners and facility managers" (see CIS 92-423), this manual enables building owners and facility managers to develop an action plan for improving indoor air quality (IAQ). The eight-step process involves: designating an IAQ manager; developing the IAQ profile of the building; addressing existing and potential IAQ problems; educating building staff about IAQ; developing a plan for facility operations and maintenance; managing processes with potentially-significant pollution sources; communicating with occupants on the importance of their role in maintaining good IAQ; establishing procedures for responding to IAQ complaints. A check-list for assisting building management in verifying the implementation of the action plan is included.
Descriptors (primary) plant health organization; USA; atmospheric pollution; premises; occupational hygiene evaluation; buildings
Descriptors (secondary) occupational hygiene; safety guides; heating systems; moulds; thermal comfort; maintenance; sick building syndrome; ventilation systems; air conditioning; hazard evaluation; housekeeping; odour pollution; air sampling; microclimate; role of management; check lists; air movement
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Occupational health services
Environmental pollution
Sick building syndrome
Air pollution