Indoor air pollution may not be visible, but the symptoms of it are diminished cognitive function, poor concentration and reduced productivity. Employers need to understand the risks of poor indoor air quality and the steps they can take to improve it.
For people who work outside, winter weather can pose a range of risks, including to your portable gas monitor. By following some simple tips, you can worry less about your portable gas monitor’s performance and trust that you can depend on it to prevent exposure to toxic or combustible gases.
With the number and variety of materials in manufacturing and engineering industries, it is easy to conceptualize how a rogue element could compromise your facility's indoor air quality (IAQ). Every action seems to produce an air contaminant — sawing, packing, stacking and every move releases invisible particles.
Concerns about exposure to trace toxins and the effects of that exposure on workers and the general population are growing globally, with many countries passing new regulations intended to limit the impact on long-term health risks such as cancer and birth defects.
Many workplaces are looking for new and improved methods of decontaminating indoor spaces. To keep business running more or less, as usual, these methods need to be efficient, cost-effective, and safe enough to use regularly. Using vaporized hydrogen peroxide (VHP) as a disinfection and decontamination measure has become increasingly common.