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The sick building syndrome
Journal of Building Appraisal. This paper aims to explore the phenomenon of Sick Building Syndrome SBS , which is believed to cause adverse effects in occupants of specifi c buildings. As SBS has no single specifi c cause, this paper seeks to identify the likely contributors, and uses a range of academic, medical, statistical and recognised organisational data to do so. The contributors include poor indoor air quality, excessive background noise, emissions from certain synthetic building and furnishing materials, inappropriate temperatures and airborne pollution. A link between SBS and inadequate levels of maintenance is suggested.
Click on image for details. This feeling of ill health increases sickness absenteeism and causes a decrease in productivity of the workers. As this syndrome is increasingly becoming a major occupational hazard, the cause, management and prevention of this condition have been discussed in this article. Hayden, Richard F. Clark, Alfred Joshua, Binh T. Ly The Journal of Emergency Medicine.
The sick building syndrome comprises of various nonspecific symptoms that occur in the occupants of a building. This feeling of ill health increases sickness absenteeism and causes a decrease in productivity of the workers. As this syndrome is increasingly becoming a major occupational hazard, the cause, management and prevention of this condition have been discussed in this article. The sick building syndrome SBS is used to describe a situation in which the occupants of a building experience acute health- or comfort-related effects that seem to be linked directly to the time spent in the building. No specific illness or cause can be identified. The complainants may be localized in a particular room or zone or may be widespread throughout the building.
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Before , sick building syndrome did not exist. By the s, it was among the most commonly investigated occupational health problems in the United States. Afflicted by headaches, rashes, and immune system disorders, office workers—mostly women—protested that their workplaces were filled with toxic hazards; yet federal investigators could detect no chemical cause. This richly detailed history tells the story of how sick building syndrome came into being: how indoor exposures to chemicals wafting from synthetic carpet, ink, adhesive, solvents, and so on became something that relatively privileged Americans worried over, felt, and ultimately sought to do something about. As Michelle Murphy shows, sick building syndrome provides a window into how environmental politics moved indoors. Sick building syndrome embodied a politics of uncertainty that continues to characterize contemporary American environmental debates. Michelle Murphy explores the production of uncertainty by juxtaposing multiple histories, each of which explains how an expert or lay tradition made chemical exposures perceptible or imperceptible, existent or nonexistent.