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Sick buildings

Sick buildings

the battle for healthier offices.

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Sick Building Syndrome: What It Is and Tips for Prevention. Telltale clues include increased absenteeism, a large number of occupants complaining about vague but similar symptoms, and a . Sick building syndrome (SBS) describes situations where building occupants experience acute health and comfort effects that appear to be linked to time spent in a building, but no specific illness or cause can be identified. This volume focuses on the reasons why sick building syndrome occurs, and gives specific recommendations on remediation of.

  Workers have fallen sick in buildings ranging from libraries and hospitals to offices, and some of them say poor indoor air is to blame. Complaints are especially common in newer, energy-efficient buildings where windows are sealed shut and fresh air is scarce. Over the years so many cases have been reported to the Environmental Protection Agency that there's long been a term for Author: Chris Woolston.   Abstract. Sick building syndrome (SBS) and building-related illnesses are omnipresent in modern high-rise buildings. The SBS is a complex spectrum of ill health symptoms, such as mucous membrane irritation, asthma, neurotoxic effects, gastrointestinal disturbance, skin dryness, sensitivity to odours that may appear among occupants in office and public buildings, schools and by: 1.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Fungi and the indoor environment: their impact on human health / J.D. Cooley [and others] --Fungal contamination as a major contributor to sick building syndrome / De-Wei Li and Chin S. Yang --Indoor moulds and their associations with air distribution systems / Donald G. Chemical Sensitivity and Sick-Building Syndrome - CRC Press Book Written by multidisciplinary experts in medicine, chemistry, and architecture, this book examines chemical sensitivity (CS). In 15 chapters fitted to 15 lectures, it discusses not only the medical explanation, but also the environmental factors of this hypersensitive reaction.


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