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Air quality inside health care facilities.

Air quality inside health care facilities.

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Published by Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indoor air pollution -- Prevention.,
  • Air quality management -- Standards.,
  • Health facilities -- Sanitation -- Standards.,
  • Air Pollution, Indoor -- prevention & control -- essays,
  • Health Facility Environment -- essays

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    SeriesPlant, technology & safety management series ;, no. 3, 1995 series, Plant, technology & safety management series ;, 1995, no. 3.
    ContributionsJoint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA969.4 .A37 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44 p. :
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL545678M
    ISBN 10086688484X
    LC Control Number96125985
    OCLC/WorldCa33883677

    These AIA guidelines address indoor air-quality standards (e.g., ventilation rates, temperature levels, humidity levels, pressure relationships, and minimum air changes per hour [ACH]) specific to each zone or area in health-care facilities (e.g., operating rooms, laboratories, diagnostic areas, patient-care areas, and support departments). handbook of indoor air quality management Posted By Barbara Cartland Public Library TEXT ID cdb84 Online PDF Ebook Epub Library hazardous and new compounds being developed everyday keeping your workplace safe and up to indoor air quality .

    The air quality in nursing homes and assisted living centers is gaining more attention as our population continues to increase in age and we learn more about health issues related to indoor air quality. The only way to be sure about the indoor air quality in your child care facility is to have an environmental assessment done by a company that can test the air. However, you can improve the indoor air quality by following the steps outlined in this guide. The most common cause of poor indoor air quality is lack of proper ventilation.

      For nearly 50 years, Camfil has been an industry leader in medical facility air filtration, providing clean air solutions to hospitals and other health care facilities, and will continue to offer the most cutting-edge air filtration systems on the planet. Lynne Laake l. Camfil USA Air Filters. T: , E:@ Awareness of indoor air quality issues continues to increase throughout Illinois and the country. Studies conducted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) that compare risks of environmental threats to public health consistently rank indoor air pollution (including secondhand smoke, radon, organic compounds, and biological pollutants) among the top five risks.


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