Indoor air

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Healthy indoor air in the workplace is a prerequisite for a safe and productive work environment. In addition to the health risks, bad indoor air also adversely affects the working environment and the atmosphere of the entire work community. The employer is responsible for ensuring that poor indoor air does not cause harm or danger to employees' health. The website provides information about indoor air, the causes of indoor air problems and how to solve indoor air problems. It includes instructions for workers and for employers.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration in Finland
Tasks covered: 
Working Indoors
Biological hazard: 
Microbiological hazards (Microorganism)
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Gases
Nanoparticles (airborne liquids/solids including smoke or mist)
Vapours
Hazard - health effects: 
Other
Exposure route: 
Inhalation
Prevention measures: 
Level 1. Elimination of hazards
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Hygiene measures
Purpose of the material: 
General information
Guidance
Target group: 
Employers
Managers
Safety officers
Workers

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