Webinar: Rooted in Research: Reducing Virus Transmission, Improving Ventilation and Promoting Healthy IAQ in Schools
Recorded April 8, 2021
After you view the webinar, please complete the webinar evaluation to help us understand your indoor air quality (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.
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- Tracy Enger, Facilitator, Indoor Environments Division, U.S. EPA, Washington, DC
- Joseph G. Allen, D.Sc., M.P.H., Associate Professor and Director of Harvard’s Healthy Buildings Program, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
- Mark Cocco, Safety Manager, Martin County School District, Florida;
President, Florida State Plant Management Association
Participants will learn to:
- Apply research-based guidance that reflects the latest scientific understanding of COVID-19 transmission.
- Implement layered risk reduction strategies and IAQ management best practices for building operations to reduce the risk of virus exposure and promote healthy indoor air, which is foundational to student health, thinking and academic performance.
- Use a variety of tools and calculators to assess ventilation rates in classrooms using a five-step guide and prioritize activities to improve ventilation, increase filter efficiency and supplement with portable air cleaners.
- Replicate best practices used by a school district champion to establish an IAQ management plan, motivate leadership and fellow team members, and implement the tools and strategies provided to create a healthier environment for students and staff.