World Water Day

World Water Day

In 1993, the UN designated March 22nd to be known as World Water Day to bring awareness and change to those who have limited access to clean water in addition to how we can improve water security. This year's theme is "wastewater" and focuses on the reduction and reuse of wastewater to achieve ...

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Health and Safety in the Workplace

Numerous scientific studies have shown that healthier and happier employees are more productive in the workplace. These workers, who exercise regularly and eat balanced diets, take less sick days and have shown higher job performances compared to unhealthy and unhappy employees.

Indoor air quality is an important indication of employee health and productivity in the ...

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What Is Particulate Matter?

What Is Particulate Matter?

Particulate matter (PM) are tiny particles found in air including dust, dirt, soot, smoke, and liquid particles that are suspended in air for long periods of time. These particulates are emitted by natural or man-made sources involving combustion activities (motor vehicles, power plants, industrial processes) and can have a wide range of sizes. Exposure to ...

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Air quality and diseases in Uganda

Air quality and diseases in Uganda

A study called, “Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and associated risk factors in Uganda: a prospective cross-sectional observational study” was conducted in Uganda to determine the risk factors for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) based on an existing lack of research on the impact of air quality on respiratory. Though countries in the global ...

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