EnviroScience air pollution testing & management services identify possible harmful contaminants and achieve compliance against applicable regulatory requirements for residential & occupational hygiene and workplace health and safety.
The quality of indoor air is a major component of occupant comfort and satisfaction. Poor air quality can reduce productivity and increase sick leave. Common culprits include dust, allergens, mould spores, exhaust fumes, formaldehyde, volatile organic compounds (VOC) and other aerosols, plus poor ventilation.
One of the growing areas of concern related to indoor air quality is mould & fungus. Spores will always be present in indoor air, but uncontrolled humidity in an indoor environments can result in the growth of mould & fungus within the building and on furnishings.
Aspergillus is a common type of fungus that can be found in air-conditioning systems and hospitals. This fungus can trigger severe health issues in the frail aged, persons who have respiratory illness and/or immunosuppression (transplant, chem etc.) whose resistance is lowered because they are taking medications which suppress their immune system.
Outdoor Air Quality Testing
Outdoor air pollutants include vehicles and industrial emissions, dust and bush fires which can cause serious respiratory disease.