ERIC Number: ED447675
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Apr
IAQ Tools for Schools: Managing Asthma in the School Environment.
Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Radiation and Indoor Air.
This manual provides tips on improving indoor air quality within the school environment by removing the elements that trigger asthma attacks in children, and presents a list of organizations where asthma resource information can be obtained. Air quality management tips cover removing of animal and cockroach allergens, cleaning up mold and controlling moisture, eliminating secondhand smoke exposure, and reducing dust mite exposure. Additionally covered are administrative initiatives to support clean indoor air efforts such as the development of a school asthma management plan and a school-based asthma education program, and the creation and filing of student asthma action cards. A sample asthma card is included. (GR)
Descriptors: Asthma, Cleaning, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Indoor Air Pollution, Pests, Public Schools
For full text: http://www.epa.gov/iaq.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Radiation and Indoor Air.