Indoor Air Quality Monitoring / Testing

Problems of indoor air quality are recognised as important risk factors for human health. Knowledge of indoor air quality, its health significance and the factors that cause poor indoor air quality are vital to maintain clean indoor air.

Human comfort, productivity, and a sense of health and well-being are the positive outcome of a healthy indoor environment. Human comfort depends on an interaction of multiple variables.

Our qualified occupational hygiene consultants have extensive experience providing indoor air quality monitoring services. We have the equipment and expertise to conduct indoor air quality monitoring or testing for dust, mould, chemicals or general indoor air pollutants.

Indoor Air Quality Monitoring Approach

Indoor air quality monitoring is undertaken to determine the concentrations of dust, mould, chemicals or general indoor air pollutants that workers breathes while work is undertaken.

The general indoor air quality parameters measured are carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, temperature and relative humidity, volatile organic compounds and dust are often included. If one of these factors is an issue it can cause, adverse health effects like headaches, chronic fatigue, lack of concentration, colds and flu and eye irritation amongst many other symptoms

Indoor air quality monitoring or testing is undertaken using accredited state-of-the-art sampling and analysis methodologies. Emphasis is placed on ensuring appropriate consultation is undertaken with our clients to ensure that the strategies developed are practical and assist in providing confidence in the implemented control measures.

Indoor Air Quality and Mould

Microbial pollution is a key element of indoor air pollution. It is caused by hundreds of species of bacteria and fungi, in particular filamentous fungi (mould), growing indoors when sufficient moisture is available. Our consultants can assist in the identification and control of parameters that may lead to mould contamination with in the workplace.

Indoor Air Quality Control Strategies

Building owners are responsible for providing a healthy workplace environment free of excess moisture and mould, by ensuring proper building construction and maintenance. The occupants are responsible for managing the use of water, heating, ventilation and appliances in a manner that does not lead to dampness and mould growth. Our consultants can assist in developing effective and efficient control strategies to maintain healthy indoor air quality.

For advice on indoor air quality testing for your workplace call our office or use our contacts page to forward a request for further information.

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