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Windsor Featured Article: Curbing Asthma In Schools

Last updated 7 years ago

This Article was Orginally Published by Sanitary Maintenance

"Asthma is a serious problem in educational facilities, and reducing it is a way for jan/san distributors to make a big difference. Asthma is the leading chronic illness causing student absenteeism in K-12 schools; one out of every 10 school-age children has asthma, accounting for 13 million to 14 million missed school days per year. Since many of the environmental agents that trigger asthma are also linked to other illnesses, reducing these triggers can reduce the incidence of other ailments including allergies."

"Carpet holds dust better than hard floors and does not release it until the fibrous "sink" becomes full. Contrary to popular misconception, when it comes to allergies and asthma, carpet is not the problem. Lack of proper cleaning of carpet is. Help clients schedule carpet vacuuming at regular and frequent intervals, going slow and repeating passes to extract the most dust (more passes equals more dust removed, up to 80 percent)."

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For More Information contact:

Natalie Damon

Marketing Communications Specialist

This article is also categorized under the following: Windsor | Commercial Vacuum | Commercial Scrubber | Commercial Extractor | Commercial Burnisher | Productivity | Commercial Sweeper | Innovation | Floor Care Equipment


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