Healthy Facilities: The Physical & Fiscal Benefits
Research shows that indoor environments can have a major effect on human health; affecting absenteeism, recruitment and retention rates, the safety of students and staff, learning and performance and institutional finances. Join us for this free webinar where we will learn more about:
- Conditions in our facilities and the impact they have on the health and safety of students and staff
- Actionable steps to improve and protect the indoor environment at your facilities
- The fiscal benefits of healthy facilities
Duration: 1 hour
Allen Rathey is Principal of the Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI), Boise, ID. He is the author of dozens of facility journal articles, as well as The Healthy and Safe Facility Handbook ─ School and College Edition, and the Green Seal® Green Building Operations & Maintenance Manual for Public Housing (green cleaning section). He promotes healthy indoor environments, and writes and speaks on how health benefits business; fiscal and physical gains from healthy cleaning; systems-thinking and other facility topics.
Dr. David Mudarri
Dr. Mudarri is devoted to advancing public health through indoor air quality education and the development and promulgation of state-of-the-art process and tools. He is recognized as a national indoor air quality expert and has authored numerous articles and presentations on various indoor air quality subjects throughout his career. He was a senior advisor within EPA on both technical and policy matters related to indoor air quality. He authored or directed a number of EPA studies in indoor air quality. After retiring from EPA, Dr. Mudarri served as the technical editor of ASHRAE’s new Indoor Air Quality Guide, authored IEHA’s Clean and Healthy Schools for Dummies, and produced papers on the impact of climate change on indoor air quality, building codes and indoor air quality, the economic cost of illnesses attributed to indoor dampness and mold, and the level of national expenditures and jobs in the U.S. indoor air quality market.
Dr. Gary Allread
Dr. Allread is the Program Director of the Institute for Ergonomics at The Ohio State University. A Certified Professional Ergonomist, he works extensively with companies and organizations nationwide, to provide a variety of ergonomics support services. This includes: conducting ergonomics worksite assessments; giving general and customized ergonomics training; and developing and managing companies' ergonomics programs. He also works closely with Ohio State's well-respected ergonomics faculty and staff to conduct quantitative research for those seeking more-detailed analyses of their products and work functions.
All registrants will have access to the on-demand version of this webcast which will be available until August 23, 2017.