publication . Article . 2015

Air pollution and the school air environment.

Peter Fsadni; Stephen Montefort;
Open Access English
  • Published: 21 Apr 2015
  • Publisher: Lifescience Global
  • Country: Malta
Abstract
There is growing concern about the association of school indoor air quality (SIAQ) with asthma, rhinitis, and rhinoconjunctivitis. Students and school staff deserve the highest standards of school air quality to ensure a safe and productive environment for our children’s education. Existing studies highlight the presence of several air pollutants present within school classrooms that have a direct association with poor health and poor student performance. Very little data exist about school air quality in subtropical countries, including the small island nation of Malta. The most commonly identified pollutants include CO2, CO, volatile organic compounds (VOC), f...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
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publication . Article . 2015

Air pollution and the school air environment.

Peter Fsadni; Stephen Montefort;