ERIC Number: ED426579
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
The Healthy School Handbook. Conquering the Sick Building Syndrome and Other Environmental Hazards In and Around Your School.
Miller, Norma L., Ed.
This book compiles 22 articles concerning sick building syndrome in educational facilities in following three areas: determining whether a school is sick; assessing causes and initiating treatment; and developing interventions. Articles address such topics as managing the psycho-social aspects of sick building syndrome; how indoor air quality affects pre-existing health problems; adverse effects of artificial lighting on learning and behavior in children; the least toxic approaches to managing pests in schools; the multidisciplinary team approach to treating environmentally triggered illnesses in school-age children; the practical and cost-effective approaches to building, remodeling, and maintaining schools; and the legal aspects of pollution in schools. (GR)
Descriptors: Asbestos, Child Health, Educational Environment, Educational Facilities Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Flooring, Health Conditions, Indoor Air Pollution, Lighting, Public Schools
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.