ERIC Number: ED459589
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Indoor Air Quality Tools for Schools Action Kit. Second Edition.
Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
This kit contains materials to assist a school indoor air quality (IAQ) coordinator in conducting a school IAQ program. The kit contains the following: IAQ coordinator's guide; IAQ coordinator forms; IAQ backgrounder; teacher's classroom checklist; administrative staff checklist; health officer/school nurse checklist; ventilation checklist and log; building maintenance checklist; food service checklist; waste management checklist; renovation and repairs checklist; and walk through checklist. Also provided is a problem-solving wheel that assists school teachers and others in identifying indoor air problems and correcting them. The kit contains a 15-minute videotape that shows how one school successfully implemented the IAQ Tools for Schools Action Kit to better manage its ventilation system. The videotape explains the importance of good indoor air quality and shows how to properly operate and maintain school ventilation systems. (GR)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Indoor Air Pollution, Prevention, Program Administration, Public Schools, School Policy
U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC ($22). Tel: 202-512-1800. (Order #005-000-00563-0). U.S. EPA, Indoor Environments Division, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Mail Code 6609J, Washington, DC 20460. Tel: 800-438-4318 (Toll Free). For full text: http://www.epa.gov/liaq.schools/tools4S2.html.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: American Federation of Teachers, Washington, DC.; Association of School Business Officials International, Reston, VA.; Council for American Private Education, Washington, DC.; National Education Association, Washington, DC.; National PTA, Chicago, IL.; American Lung Association, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
Note: The IAQ road map, asthma companion piece, IAQ Problem-Solving Wheel, and 15-minute videotape not available.