Indoor air quality testing refers to the examination Measurement and estimation and observation of the quality of air present at work, school, home or inside the building and office structures. SMSLA is engaged in the indoor air quality testing and monitoring services, offering the best expert led processes and tests in order to guarantee an effective result.

The Importance of IAQ Testing (Indoor Air Quality Testing)

The health of indoor air quality has a huge health significance considering the closed work environment in which huge number of employees work with interconnecting air corridor stake and impact on the health and well-being of humans around the globe. Such Testing Services has mighty importance and implications for the same can be accentuated for the plenitude of reasons like:

  • Folks around the globe spend 90% of their time indoors, where with enclosed space and poor ventilation as per experts indoors have 2 to 5 times higher concentrations of harmful pollutants, in comparison to outdoor concentrations. Poorly ventilated office air that is endlessly recycled and clogged with particulates, bacteria, and toxic fumes can affect mood, productivity, and workplace performance
  • People of different age groups especially the eldest and the youngest Folks who are more naturally prone and vulnerable to the adverse effects of air pollution in specific are found to spend the bulk of their time at home.
  • Over the past decades the concentration and presence of harmful pollutants have substantially escalated. This undesired escalation can be attributed to booming industrialization, urbanization, growing ubiquitous use of pesticides, room sprays , personal care products, household cleaners and more.

Activities Under the Indoor Sources

  • Emissions from the production and manufacturing activities related to coal, coal heating, wood, fireplaces, and cooking appliances can release and give birth to deadly detrimental pollutants like Carbon Monoxide (CO) and Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2).These deadly pollutants can give birth to a host of maladies related to the respiratory system.
  • Cleaning supplies, vivid paints, diverse sets of insecticides, synthetic building materials, and organic chemical compounds are also ace culprits under the indoor sources to deteriorate the indoor air quality.

Activities Under the Outdoor Sources

  • According to experts. 95% of the harmful smoke released and emitted from the chimneys can re-enter and pollute the air quality of homes and neighbourhoods.
  • According to studies, the volatile chemicals present in the water supplies can also re-enter and pollute the air quality of homes and neighbourhoods when building occupants use water during showering and cooking activities.
  • Harmful pollutants can easily seep and reside on our shoes and clothes, hence when folks enter their homes these high-risk pollutants can unknowingly enter with them into their homes.

Effects of Poor Air Quality on Human Health

The perils associated with poor air quality can cause and can give rise to several health issues, that can be experienced immediately or after a certain period depending upon the period of exposure to them.

  • A painful sting and irritation of eyes, throat and nose
  • Sporadic headaches, dizziness, fatigue
  • Uncommon respiratory diseases, heart diseases and cancer

SMSLA with state-of-the-art laboratory situated at Chennai provides Indoor Air Quality Testing and Monitoring with its latest set of Equipment & highly skilled technical expertise. qualified staff. We provide a comprehensive and one-stop air testing service to businesses and organizations.

Air Quality Testing Services Offered by SMSLA

  • Ambient Air Quality Monitoring
  • Process / Workplace Analysis
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Noise Monitoring and Modeling
  • Industrial Hygiene with Risk Assessment
  • Pesticides & Nicotine in AAQ
  • Occupational Health & Hygiene Study
  • Stack Emission Monitoring & Analysis
  • VOCs, PAHs, Formaldehyde, Mercaptan, PCBs etc., in AAQ & Source Emission
  •  Dioxin and Furan in AAQ and Source Emission
  • Heavy metals sampling in AAQ & Source Emission
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