Master Class Webinar on Pollution Solution: How to Create IAQ Policies, Plans and Practices to Control Pollutant Sources in Your School District

Pollution Solution: How to Create IAQ Policies, Plans and Practices to Control Pollutant Sources in Your School District

Recorded on: September 17, 2015

After you view the webinar, please complete the webinar evaluation to help us understand your IAQ knowledge and steps you want to take to assist your district with managing IAQ comprehensively. Once you submit the evaluation, you can download a certificate of completion for this webinar.

To receive your certificate:

  • You will receive the evaluation link for this webinar via email (From: iaqschools@epa.gov).
  • Once you have completed and submitted your evaluation, you will have access to your completion certificate.
  • If you have technical difficulties, please send an email to iaqschools@epa.gov.

Register to view the webinar

Speakers:

  • Tracy Enger, Facilitator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Indoor Environments Division
  • Dave Blake, Indoor Air Specialist, Northwest Clean Air Agency
  • Francine Locke, Director, Office of Environmental Management and Services, School District of Philadelphia
  • Kevin Stewart, American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic

What you will learn:

  • Prevent IAQ issues and problems before they start by aggressively and comprehensively controlling pollutant sources.
  • Manage the critical relationship between pollutant sources, airflow pathways and air pressure to protect occupant health.
  • Conduct regular building walkthrough inspections using the IAQ Tools for Schools Walkthrough Inspection Checklist to identify potential sources of pollutants.
  • Measure and monitor IAQ pollutant sources; use tools, devices and techniques to gather documentation and interpret data; and effectively communicate findings.
  • Reduce chemical exposures and costly accidents by establishing a plan for the use, labeling, storage and disposal of hazardous materials.
  • Implement policies, plans and practices to improve IAQ and protect occupant health, including such tactics as creating tobacco-free school zones, promoting anti-idling school bus policies, using walk-off mats at building entrances, testing for and mitigating radon, and conducting pollutant-generating activities when school facilities are unoccupied.