Indoor Air Pollution

Tory Ferguson

What Is It?

Indoor air pollution is when pollutants from things such as gases and particles contaminate the air indoors. It can cause numerous amounts of health problems.

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Did You Know?

It's estimated that 2.2 million deaths each year are due to indoor air pollution (compared to 500,000 deaths from outdoor air pollution).

How to prevent it...

  1. Do NOT smoke indoors.
  2. Keep equipment water reservoirs clean.
  3. Be sure there is no standing water in air conditioners.
  4. Repair leaks and seepage.
  5. Control exposure to pets.
  6. Limit the amount of sprays, cleaners, and paints used in the households.
  7. Seal cracks and put food away.
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Indoor air pollution is very serious, so please take is seriously !