Healthy Indoor Environments in Schools: Plans, Practices and Principles for Maintaining Healthy Learning Environment
The Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Tools for Schools Program remains fully committed to our stakeholders who are working to ensure that schools are healthy places to work and learn.
Find a set of webinars below about best ventilation and cleaning practices, intended to help school staff in responding to concerns in their facilities.
Learn about strategies for operating and maintaining efficient HVAC systems to provide clean and healthy air in schools. Apply findings from scientific research and guidance on ventilation to reduce the spread of viruses and bacteria using comprehensive IAQ plans and practices.
|July 30, 2020
Learn how to tailor your cleaning and maintenance plans and procedures to help implement cleaning guidance for schools and reduce the spread of viruses and bacteria. Hear about strategies for training staff and building a capable, committed team to effectively implement robust procedures focused on cleaning for health.
|August 6, 2020
Learn about strategies for developing a comprehensive IAQ management plan to proactively prevent the spread of viruses and bacteria in schools. Identify key IAQ considerations that address a range of critical areas related to controlling the spread of diseases, including ventilation, filtration and air cleaning, cleaning/disinfection of high-contact surfaces, personal protective equipment (PPE), social distancing, and managing special spaces (e.g., toilets, sick rooms, etc.).
August 13, 2020
Discover practical strategies for improving the performance of HVAC systems in schools and reducing aerosol exposure. Learn how to implement risk reduction strategies to promote effective exposure controls (such as face coverings, outside air, filtration, and portable air cleaners) for a safer return to school.
|October 22, 2020
Join experts from the International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate (ISIAQ) and the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) to learn how proper IAQ management can help reduce health risks – including virus transmission – and explore the scientific basis for IAQ guidance issued by government and public health organizations.
|November 19, 2020