The World Health organisation reported in 2014 that around 7 million people died, one in eight of total global deaths, as a result of air pollution exposure.
This finding more than doubled previous estimates and confirmed that air pollution was the world’s largest single environmental health risk.
Reducing air pollution could save millions of lives!
So we are safe indoors, right?
Unfortunately there are a plethora of agents that one might be subject to either singly or in combination and collectively impact on indoor air quality (IAQ) including:-
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) released from the adhesives in carpets, furniture , paint and cleaning products.
Asbestos, once a commonplace building material which can be disturbed during renovation.
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