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Interior Biological Pollutants and the Construction Industry:

CDC 2012

  • The American Lung Association has indicated that over 5% of Emergency Room visits are due to bacterial infections derived from touching contaminated wall surfaces.

ALA 2011

  • Hospital wall surfaces contain bacterial pathogens that consistently multiply and pose health risks for patients as well as workers.

Reuters Health 2010

LINKS TO FURTHER INFORMATION

  • http://www.newsusa.com/articles/article/how-clean-is-your-hospital-room.aspx
  • http://time.com/3209387/house-germs-microbes/
  • http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Safety-Education/Safety-Guides/Home/Biological-Pollutants-in-Your-Home/

 

*PLEASE NOTE: All articles and references to bacteria in the construction industry have been taken from articles on the world wide web.