APRIL 2010
ASHI Reporter April 2010, Feature

New Years Resolution for Building Inspectors – Protect Your Health

Potentially irritating substances found indoors come from somewhere – pollen from the exterior; or mold, allergenic dust or volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from interior sources. Most of you are home inspectors, and many of the buildings you enter contain contaminants or irritants that could cause you to sneeze, wheeze or cough. Even if you don’t have allergies or asthma, people can develop environmental sensitivities through frequent exposure to triggers such as mold, bacteria and pesticides.

By: Jeffrey C. May read full article
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