Indoor Air Concerns for Reopening Businesses
Source: http://www.rmmagazine.com/, November 16, 2020
By: Tom Williams
Environmental pollution incidents can have damaging consequences for a business, but companies do not fully consider all aspects when they assess whether it is adequately covered. In the midst of an ongoing pandemic, most people are focusing on different ways to stay healthy. At the same time, corporations are determining when to bring employees back to the office and what protocols to put in place when the office does reopen.
Although everyone is eager to return to a sense of work normalcy, many experts have speculated that a host of indoor air-related issues may be waiting in neglected office spaces and other work settings that were not properly maintained with appropriate air conditioning or operating water systems. Poorly maintained buildings and water systems create a perfect environment for legionella and mold, two of the environmental insurance industry’s loss leaders. Read more.