INDOOR AIR QUALITY PROBLEMS – HUMAN ACTIVITIES


Human Activities

Personal activities

  • smoking
  • cooking
  • body odor
  • cosmetic odors

Housekeeping activities

  • cleaning materials and procedures
  • emissions from stored supplies or trash
  • use of deodorizers and fragrances
  • airborne dust or dirt (e.g., circulated by sweeping and vacuuming)

Maintenance activities

  • microorganisms in mist from improperly maintained cooling towers
  • airborne dust or dirt;
  • volatile organic compounds (VOC’s) from use of paint, adhesives, and other products;
  • pesticides from pest control activities;
  • emissions from stored supplies