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June , 2015
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Your workplace may have toxic air

Source: Hindustan Times, Date: June , 2015

The workplace is causing you harm that is more than just stress-related. A new study found an excessive amount of chemical emissions called toxic total volatile organic compounds (TVOCs) in air-conditioned offices. Prolonged exposure to these emissions could lead to health problems, including eye, nose, and throat irritation, headaches and damage to the liver, kidney and the central nervous system. Some VOCs can cause cancer. The National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Worli, and Rachana Sansadís Institute of Environmental Architecture (RSIEA), Prabhadevi, came to this conclusion after studying four office spaces in the city.

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