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How to deal with sick building syndrome: Guidance for employers, building owners and building managers

Date of publication:
1995
Series code:
HSG132

Guidance explaining what sick building syndrome is and its possible causes. With general advice on prevention or how, if symptoms occur, the problem can be systematically investigated. Addressed to employers, building owners, building designers, engineers, planners, architects, furnishers and suppliers.

Explores how regular workforce complaints and realities, eg headaches, runny noses, itching or increased sick leave, poor performance and general discontent with surroundings could be indicators. Broad subject study given in two parts including identification and investigation of the problem and creating a good work environment.

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