Dangers of Poor Air Quality in the Workplace Report by Camfil Air Filters - Canada

Published January 26, 2023

Health is greatly influenced by what people put in their bodies. Most are concerned about the effects of eating poorly, yet they can inadvertently breathe air pollutants daily at work.

"It’s no secret to health officials and property managers that indoor air quality is often poor. Whether it’s because of office buildings with poor ventilation, or offices with carpets and furniture that trap dust and allergens, indoor air quality can be a real problem," wrote Berni Baier, Camfil Canada air filtration expert.

Indoor air pollution is frequently worse than outdoor air pollution.

Poor indoor air quality at work can result in various health issues and significantly impact workers' performance.

"Biological pollutants such as SARS‑CoV‑2 along with other viruses, bacteria, dust, pollen, mold, and mildew can cause health problems. Previously, particulate matter was classified in PM10 and PM2.5 categories. These particles can find their way into the lungs, but not human cells. However, recently health organizations have recognized PM1 as much more dangerous as it can get into the bloodstream, brain, and organs," Baier explained.

Continue reading here.

Discuss this topic here.

Release ID: 504386

Prodigy Press Wire

Your brand has a story. Prodigy Press Wire will help bring it to life.
COPYRIGHT © DIGITAL JOURNAL INC. Sitemaps: XML / News. Digital Journal is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more about our external linking