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Protecting Indoor Air Quality While Cleaning for Health in the Pandemic

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About this session:

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a growing focus on indoor air quality and raised national questions about what it means to clean for health. Overusing disinfectants and other hazardous cleaning practices can create significant health risks for building occupants. This panel will take a deep dive into important considerations around pandemic-era cleaning, including health and environmental impacts, protecting vulnerable populations, promoting equity for frontline workers, and other emerging issues. The panel will also offer insight into how industry leaders are meeting this challenge and provide actionable guidance for guarding against the spread of disease while maintaining indoor air quality and sustainability goals.

Start Time:

3/29/2022 9:15:00 AM

End Time:

3/29/2022 10:15:00 AM



1. Understand the health impacts of exposure to disinfecting chemicals
2. Understand how to identify safer disinfection products and techniques to support effective and responsible facility management
3. Understand how a Green Cleaning program enhances a hygiene-focused cleaning program and how to effectively communicate this to building occupants and stakeholders
4. Understand the real consequences of product over-exposure on custodial teams and other frontline workers


Session ID:

T2.P43

Room Number:

343

Audience:

Intermediate

CEU:

1 hour



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