Risk of sick leave associated with outdoor air supply rate, humidification, and occupant complaints.

@article{Milton2000RiskOS,
  title={Risk of sick leave associated with outdoor air supply rate, humidification, and occupant complaints.},
  author={Donald K. Milton and P. Mark Glencross and Martin D. S. Walters},
  journal={Indoor air},
  year={2000},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={212-21}
}
We analyzed 1994 sick leave for 3,720 hourly employees of a large Massachusetts manufacturer, in 40 buildings with 115 independently ventilated work areas. Corporate records identified building characteristics and IEQ complaints. We rated ventilation as moderate (approximately 25 cfm/person, 12 ls-1) or high (approximately 50 cfm/person, 24 ls-1) outdoor air supply based on knowledge of ventilation systems and CO2 measurements on a subset of work areas, and used Poisson regression to analyze… CONTINUE READING

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