Tips For Providing Good Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality

The health and wellness of your employees should be of the utmost importance to you and to your entire company. There are a number of things that may affect the health of your workers, like insufficient ventilation and in poor indoor air quality. We’ve got some things that you need to do to so that you can ensure that you give your employees the healthiest and safest environment possible.


  • Ensure that you recognize and provide designed industrial ventilation that is specially made for all industrial processes. They are used to remove potential contaminants from the air that you have to breathe.


  • Get CO (carbon monoxide) monitoring equipment if there are any CO sources, like garages or equipment that burns fuel.


  • Make sure that there are separate ventilation systems for industrial and hazardous areas inside a building.


  • See if there are any furnishing or materials that are low emitters of indoor air contaminants.


  • Pay attention to the indoor relative humidity within the ventilation system’s design.


  • Stay away from interior insulation of ductwork.


  • Minimize entrainment of exhaust fumes and other odors, by keeping your air intakes.


  • Try not to encourage mold growth by ensuring the integrity of your building envelope, so that you can stop water from getting in.


  • Stop return air plenums/systems from bringing in air from unintended areas.


  • To stop mold and mildew from growing, don’t put air barriers at inner walls between spaces that are thermally different.



A safe work place is crucial and ensuring that you have the right safety procedures and policies for things such as working at heights, first aid CPR, confined space entry, as well as things like WHMIS-GHS can create a great work environment that is safe and productive. Since Advanced Consulting and Training Ltd.’s founding, their diverse team of certified health and safety professionals have taken great pride in their ability to deliver prompt, cost-effective and relevant workplace health and safety solutions. As a CPO approved, TSSA accredited, and WSIB approved provider, we look forward to discussing how ACT can help with your company’s safety requirements. Contact us today.




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