The quality of the air we breathe during our work can affect our health, comfort, and productivity. This course will help you understand the factors that contribute to good indoor air quality (IAQ) in offices and non-industrial workplaces. It describes 'sick building syndrome' and its causes, such as poor distribution of fresh air, pollutants originating inside and outside the building, and humidity. This Indoor Air Quality online training course will help you understand the factors that contribute to good indoor air quality (IAQ) in offices and non-industrial workplaces. This course provides practical advice on how to investigate and respond to indoor air problems. The course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS).
Course Learning Objectives
By taking this online Indoor Air Quality course, the user will learn to:
- Describe reasons why good indoor air quality is important
- List key factors that contribute to indoor air quality
- Reference applicable legislation and standards
- Respond to indoor air quality complaints
- Describe preventive measures that can be taken to safeguard or improve IAQ.
This online Indoor Air Quality course is made up of the following sections:
- IAQ as a workplace issue
- Sick building syndrome
- Factors affecting IAQ
- IAQ legislation and standards
- How to conduct an investigation
- Safeguarding IAQ
This Indoor Air Quality online training course was designed for managers and supervisors, Health & Safety Committee Members and Facility Managers and Building Operators.
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