Code of practice - Indoor air quality

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Kypr
Greek
2019

Popis

This informative document was published as “Code of Practice” from the Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance. The indoor air quality in buildings is a substantial factor which should be taken into consideration during the risk assessment for the health and safety at work. This assessment will determine which measures the employer must take in order to ensure the employees’ health and safety. This informative leaflet refers to the health problems, the possible causes of the problems that arise from the indoor air quality, the agents of indoor air and their sources, the evaluation and control of air pollutants, the specifications of building ventilation systems, the other agents related to the indoor air quality and finally to the threshold limit values. 

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
Republic of Cyprus, Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance, Department of Labour Inpection
Tasks covered: 
Working Indoors
Biological hazard: 
Microbiological hazards (Microorganism)
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Dusts
Fibres
Gases
Nanoparticles (airborne liquids/solids including smoke or mist)
Vapours
Exposure route: 
Inhalation
Ocular (through eyes)
Prevention measures: 
Level 1. Elimination of hazards
Hygiene measures
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
General information
Guidance
Measurement and assessment
Risk assessment
Target group: 
All (no specific target group)

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