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Document ID (ISN)75586
CIS number 00-1343
ISBN(s) 90-804351-2-0 (ned); 90-804351-3-9 (fr)
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Malchaire J.
Title Sick building syndrome - Analysis and prevention
Original title Sick building syndrome - Analyse et prÚvention [in French]
Sick building syndrome - analyse en preventie [in Dutch]
Bibliographic information Institut National de Recherche sur les Conditions de Travail (INRCT), rue de la Concorde 60, 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium, 1999. vii, 148p. Illus. 33 ref. Index. + 3.5" Diskette.
Abstract This health and safety guide is aimed at persons responsible for the technical maintenance of buildings and OSH consultants for solving or avoiding problems related to the sick building syndrome. It is presented in the form of a series of data sheets for collecting information on complaints and symptoms, for analysing the different factors that could have possible links with a sick building syndrome, such as heating, air conditioning system, indoor air pollution, climate, lighting and physical factors (static electricity, electromagnetic radiation, ergonomics) and for proposing specific measures to correct the problem.
Descriptors (primary) plant safety and health organization; sick building syndrome
Descriptors (secondary) threshold limit values; lighting; noise level; noise reverberation; visual display terminals; manuals; glare; air conditioning; atmospheric pollution; microclimate; data sheet; comfort criteria; check lists; ventilation systems
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceBelgium
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Sick building syndrome