This bulletin explains why indoor air quality is important, and talks about some of the factors that affect indoor air quality. It also introduces some occupational health and safety requirements that may apply to indoor air quality concerns.
Guidelines on developing a code of practice (COP) describing the selection, maintenance and use of respiratory protective equipment (RPE) be developed whenever respirators are used at the work site to meet legislated requirements.
Respiratory viruses, including influenza and coronaviruses, can cause common colds, seasonal flu and public health outbreaks. This bulletin gives employers, supervisors and workers information about controlling respiratory virus hazards in the workplace.