On May 12, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its “Ventilation in Buildings” guidelines to include a discussion on “How much ventilation is enough?” to help prevent airborne disease transmission. “When possible, aim for 5 or more air changes per hour (ACH) of clean air to help reduce the number of germs […]
Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine how to manage indoor air quality. How well are you managing the indoor air quality in your workspace? The biggest indoor air concerns for decades were exposure to radon, mold, and […]
The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) formed an alliance with the Michigan Industrial Ventilation Conference (MIVC) to help prevent and reduce airborne contaminants through industrial ventilation. The partners will raise awareness of MIOSHA’s rulemaking and enforcement initiatives pertaining to airborne contaminants, along with bolstering education, outreach, and training to protect Michigan workers across a wide range of industries. “MIOSHA is pleased […]
Have you had to delay your return-to-office (RTO) date due to surges of COVID-19 in your community? If your employees have already returned, are you worried about the spread of the Omicron variant? Are you skeptical about the value of indoor air quality, or instead, have you wondered about adding portable air cleaners? Have you […]
You may worry about a workplace outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in your offices or facilities, but do you need to budget for upgrading your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems to hospital-grade standards?
April 16, 2020 (Falls Church, VA)—As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the globe, so does misinformation on personal protective equipment (PPE), decontamination, and indoor air quality. These misunderstandings are putting healthcare workers and the general public at an even greater risk. The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) has launched a public education effort to provide […]
Aircuity, creator of measurably better environments, has announced the release of its new educational vodcast. This vodcast discusses important tips for EHS professionals to keep in mind during the implementation of a Smart Labs Program on their campus. Information is provided about saving energy through intelligent ventilation and the health and safety benefits of Smart […]