Workers: Beware of office pollution

DATE:2013/4/23 15:45:52 NUMBER: 1316

Nine to five, occasionally overtime, modern life in the office at least eight hours, and sometimes even longer than in the home. Although the office every day, someone cleaning, looks spotless, but in fact a large number of floating in the air produced by a variety of office equipment pollutants --- these will become the new "invisible killer."
Office of the pollution has become a worldwide problem. Research shows that 30% of the buildings worldwide presence indoor air health hazards, respiratory diseases caused 35.7%, 22% and 18% of chronic bronchitis and lung disease and lung cancer. World Health Organization, indoor air pollution and hypertension, obesity and other common as a major threat to human health 10. It includes the following non-specific symptoms: eye irritation (dryness, irritation and itching), nasal congestion, runny nose, cough, throat irritation, shortness of breath, chest tightness and chest pain, skin irritation (dryness, irritation and itching), headache, drowsiness, fatigue, and inability to concentrate and so on.
Now the office, modern office equipment for the office staff to provide convenience, but also pollute the office environment. In copiers, printers, represented by the Office of office equipment has become a "big polluters", the environmental impact of these devices are mainly produce ozone, dust and electromagnetic interference.
Ozone: make human airway epithelial cells occurs during lipid peroxidation of arachidonic acid increased, thereby causing inflammation of the upper respiratory tract disease, long-term exposure to ozone certain concentration secondary to upper respiratory tract infection is easy. When the ozone concentration at 2ppm, short-term exposure to respiratory irritation, coughing, headache.
Dust: inhaled dust production, may irritate the respiratory tract, causing rhinitis, pharyngitis, bronchitis and other upper respiratory tract inflammation.
Electromagnetic interference: studies have shown that long-term low-intensity electromagnetic radiation on the human body of the central nervous system, cardiovascular system, blood system, reproductive system and genetic, vision systems, and immune function of the body caused by multifaceted, complex damages.