It’s no secret that China has a significant air quality problem. Years of relying on coal-burning plants have left many cities a daily sooty mess. Clouds of toxic haze blanket many regions of the country. The country has taken steps to alleviate the problem, curtailing emissions and pushing for more alternative choices to fossil-fuel energy […]
The tragic death of a London schoolgirl could provide greater awareness of the dangers of poor air quality. It may also be the catalyst for significant change. When nine-year-old Ella Kissi-Debrah passed away in 2013, doctors initially listed cause of death as respiratory failure as a result of severe asthma. In fact, Kissi-Debrah had the […]
We spend 90% of our time indoors—and indoor air can be teeming with irritants that trigger allergies and asthma. Get the facts about allergies and asthma and what you can to do relieve symptoms in your facility. Download a PDF
Suffer the children: A years-long pollution study reveals the risk to kids
Posted on: July 31, 2019 | By Mike Booth
It didn’t look like a study in air pollution. It only took a few minutes, year after year after year. Once a year, select students in schools across southern California, were taken out of class, marched down to a gym or empty classroom and were met by a researcher. There, they were asked to blow […]
In recent years, employers have looked to employee wellness programs as a means of increasing productivity, reducing insurance costs and fostering better employee wellbeing and satisfaction. There’s a direct correlation between employee wellbeing and costs to employers. Worker’s compensation claims and healthcare bills amount to more $60 billion per year in the U.S. So, it […]
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