Baxter Group, Inc. is celebrating Building Safety Month!
Asbestos, mold, lead, renovations, you name it. We are always working hard to make buildings safer for our community.
We have been posting a Building Safety tip at the beginning of each week. Have you seen them? Keep a look out!👀
Building Safety Month is a public awareness campaign that has celebrated during the month of May for the past 38 years. Worldwide, corporations, government agencies, professional associations, nonprofits and more come together to help the public and businesses understand what it takes to create safe and sustainable structures.
The surrounding environment is just as important to check as the building structure. It is imperative look for nearby sources of pollutants that can enter an indoor environment. Different conditions around a building cause different health effects inside the building.
Here are a few conditions to examine for around your building:
Fertilizers, pesticides, and can produce fungal spores and dust.
Can produce wind-blown particulate matter and dust.
Sand, clay and gravel: Soil types behave differently when wet or dry.
Poorly drained soil can produce odors and biopollutants.
Trees and Vegetation
Can produce pollen, and contribute to organic particles found indoors.
Birds, Insects, and Rodents
Feces can cause human diseases.
Standing Water, and Fountains
Can carry water-borne diseases.
Garbage, Dead Animal/Vegetable Matter
Can produce waste run-off and odors.
Can produce waste, particles, gases and odors.
Roadways, Parking Areas, and Loading Docks
Source of Lead and can cause air pollution by automobiles and trucks.
All communities need safe homes, offices, schools, manufacturing facilities, stores and entertainment venues and more.
Help spread the word! #ICCBSM18