Webinar: What Schools Need to Know: Practices and Principles for Healthy IAQ and Reducing the Spread of Viruses
Recorded August 13, 2020
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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We recommend that you download and review the IAQ Management Value Proposition Worksheet to start the process of developing your own business case and value proposition to communicate your district’s IAQ management plan and preventative maintenance goals.
- Tracy Enger, Facilitator, Indoor Environments Division, U.S. EPA, Washington, DC
- Greg Whiteley, Ph.D., Chairman, Whiteley Corporation, Adjunct Fellow, School of Medicine, Western Sydney University, Australia
- Prof. Richard Shaughnessy, Ph.D., Director, Indoor Air Quality Research Program, University of Tulsa, OK
- Prof. Mark Hernandez, Ph.D., PE, S.J. Archuleta Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO
Participants will learn to:
- Develop a proactive, comprehensive IAQ management plan to help implement CDC considerations for schools to help prevent the spread of viruses and bacteria;
- Identify key IAQ considerations that address a range of critical areas related to controlling the spread of diseases in schools, including ventilation, filtration and air cleaning, cleaning/disinfection of high-contact surfaces, PPE, social distancing, and managing special spaces (e.g., toilets, sick rooms, etc.); and
- Implement practices, policies, standards and behaviors to operationalize and tailor recommendations from general guidance to meet specific school district needs.