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Document ID (ISN)65545
CIS number 95-2277
ISBN(s) 2-551-13374-2
Year 1994
Convention or series no. Guide technique RG-088
Author(s) Lavoie J., Lazure L.
Title Guide to the prevention of microbial proliferation in ventilation systems
Original title Guide de prévention contre la prolifération microbienne dans les systèmes de ventilation [in French]
Bibliographic information IRSST - Institut de recherche en santé et en sécurité du travail au Québec, Direction des communications, 505, Blvd. de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montréal, Québec H3A 3C2, Canada, Oct. 1994. 1 loose-leaf binder. Illus. Bibl.ref. Price: CAD 25.00.
Abstract Contents of this safety guide aimed at designers of ventilation systems and at all those potentially affected by the biological contamination of such systems: microorganisms in general (viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa, antigens); air treatment systems (air conditioning system components and processes); biological contaminants of system components; inspection procedures (visual methods and biological sampling); maintenance and cleaning; preventive measures and legislation applicable to various components of ventilation systems. In annex: diagrammatic presentation of biological contamination of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems; sample estimate form for the cleaning of ventilation ducts; sample check-list for the inspection of ventilation systems.
Descriptors (primary) Canada; Quebec; microorganisms; limitation of exposure; microbial pollution; ventilation systems; pollution control; biological hazards; mechanical ventilation
Descriptors (secondary) air-conditioned premises; pathogenic bacteria; ventilation design; safety guides; legislation; check lists; air conditioning
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards
Air pollution
Pollution control
Environmental pollution