The Hidden Occupational Hazard: Poor Indoor Air Quality
Poor indoor air quality is an insidious hazard that negatively affects building occupants in the same way work process hazardous air contaminants affect workers and can cause deep health effects; yet it is often missed or overlooked in the workplace. This presentation will explore the importance of maintaining healthy indoor air quality for your workforce.
Attendees will learn: acceptable indoor air quality parameters, common sources of indoor air pollutants, signs of poor indoor air quality, and what to do when a complaint against indoor air quality is registered. This will all be accomplished in the context of reviewing actual interesting (and some surprising) case studies.
Connie Muncy, MS, CIH, CUSP, REM is a Corporate Safety Manager for NAES Corporation, the largest 3rd party operator of power plants and a service provider to the power industry, and the Vice President, Council on Practices and Standards for the American Society of Safety Professionals. She is a frequent speaker at state and national conferences addressing occupational health and safety topics, and has published many articles on these topics.
Avetta connects global organizations with more than 100,000 qualified suppliers, contractors, and vendors across 100+ countries. We support the continued growth of supply chains through trusted contractor prequalification, safety audits, monitoring, and more. With real results in reducing TRIR, our highly configurable solutions elevate safety and sustainability in every workplace. https://www.avetta.com
Camfil APC is the world's leading manufacturer of industrial dust, mist and fume collection systems. Camfil APC’s flagship product is the Gold Series X-Flo (GSX) dust collection system that handles all kinds of toxic and combustible dusts and fumes, including fine, fibrous and heavy dust loads. The GSX exceeds OSHA mandates for factory air quality, and when equipped with a Camfil explosion vent, offers the highest combustible dust explosion protection in accordance with NFPA and ATEX standards. www.Camfilapc.com
Skillsoft Compliance Solutions provides workplace safety and legal and ethics training tailored to meet an organization’s unique, industry-specific requirements. Their advanced learning management system, Percipio Compliance, delivers an engaging user experience and robust functionality, including advanced customization to meet both federal and state training requirements. With over 500 risk topics in 30+ languages, Skillsoft offers one of the largest selections of compliance topics and training to ensure organizations can effectively meet regulatory obligations, safeguard employees and encourage a culture of compliance. www.skillsoftcompliance.com
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Certain facilities, work, and home environments often require people to spend more time indoors. As a result, an individual’s long-term health and comfort are largely dependent upon indoor air quality testing, and ultimately, the quality of the indoor air. TSI provides a full line of indoor air quality monitoring equipment that gauges temperature, humidity, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide and airborne particles. TSI’s equipment is known for uncompromised accuracy and reliability. Learn more by visiting http://tsi.com/Indoor-Air-Quality-Meters-and-Instruments/
Duration: 1 Hour