EHS 402: Indoor Air Quality Investigations
To ensure a safe and healthy work environment by establishing guidelines for conducting investigations, including air monitoring, in response to indoor air quality complaints or recognized adverse building conditions
29 Code of Federal of Regulations § 1910.1000
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Building Air Quality Manual
American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineering, ASHRAE Standard 62.1
University building occupants who suspect that discomfort or illness in the workplace is attributable to conditions affecting the indoor air quality of that space
Good indoor air quality enhances occupant health and comfort and contributes to increased workplace productivity and a general sense of well-being. Indoor air quality issues can arise from a variety of sources ranging from chemical spills in laboratories to odors from construction projects. The mere presence of detectable dust or odors even at levels that are typically considered to be harmless may trigger occupant concerns based on perceived hazards. Indoor air quality investigations can be conducted to determine if the affected space is safe for occupancy and/or if conditions can be improved to address comfort issues.
ASU will assist university building occupants who suspect that an office, laboratory, or classroom may have an indoor air quality problem through investigating complaints forwarded to their campus ASU Facilities Development and Management Department.
FDM is responsible for:
CPMG is responsible for:
EH&S is responsible for:
The department that occupies the subject space and/or is financially responsible for such space is responsible for contacting Facilities Management to file an indoor air quality complaint, providing relevant information (i.e., building, room number, nature of the complaint, etc.), and ensuring that recommended administrative and/or engineering controls are implemented.
More information on indoor air quality is available on the EH&S Web site.
Each member of the ASU community is responsible for reporting indoor air quality concerns as identified in this procedure to his or her immediate supervisor.
FACMAN/Property Management Contact Information for IAQ Issues D
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