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Document ID (ISN)66328
CIS number 96-856
ISSN - Serial title 0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Martin J.R.
Title The sensitive individual and the indoor environment: Case study
Bibliographic information Nov. 1995, Vol.56, No.11, p.1121-1126. Illus. 16 ref.
Abstract An environmental investigation was carried out in an office building following occupant reports of health problems suspected of being associated with the indoor environment. No conditions likely to cause the reported health problems were indicated. One occupant was experiencing a fairly severe reaction only upon entering the building but no specific explanation was identified; a possible allergic reaction to materials within the building was suggested. The case highlights the role of the occupational physician in environmental investigations and the need to consider the possible presence of sensitive individuals.
Descriptors (primary) offices; individual susceptibility; atmospheric pollution; environment
Descriptors (secondary) allergies; determination in air; ventilation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Air pollution
Office work
Environmental pollution