Pro-Reporting Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Issues

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University of Louisville

OFFICIAL
UNIVERSITY
ADMINISTRATIVE
PROCEDURE

PROCEDURE NAME

Reporting Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Issues

EFFECTIVE DATE

September 2014

PROCEDURE NUMBER

DEHS-Industrial Hygiene-8

PROCEDURE APPLICABILITY

This procedure applies to the University Community (administrators, faculty, staff, and students).

REASON FOR PROCEDURE

The University of Louisville is committed to providing a work environment that is free of recognized hazards and to investigate complaints that may be related to poor indoor air quality (IAQ).

PROCEDURE STATEMENT

Occupants of Offices, Classrooms, Shops, Labs and Athletic Facilities

  1. For temperature, odor or smell complaints, suspected water leaks of visible mold
  2. For IAQ complaints with no visible odors, leaks or mold


Physical Plant

  1. Investigate and determine the source and make any repairs.
  2. Refer the complaint to Department of Environmental Health & Safety (DEHS) if remedy to problem cannot be found. 


Department of Environmental Health & Safety (DEHS)

  1. Interview building occupants and conduct building survey.
  2. Work with Physical Plant and occupants as needed to perform interviews, IAQ investigations or if issues with the HVAC or other building systems are identified during the investigation.
  3. Develop plan (if needed) to assist in locating and remediating source(s) of problem or concern.
ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY

Senior Associate Vice President for Operations

RESPONSIBLE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT/DIVISION

Environmental Health & Safety
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
502-852-6670
dehsubm@louisville.edu

HISTORY

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