Concern: Centennial High School: November 8th, 2018 (CXXCHS201800008A)

Portable 196
Date of IEQ Report Form
Date of Report
The teacher stated she has concerns about the portable. She said that she coughs, has headaches, and a runny nose when in the portable. She has concerns about the air quality.
IEQ Investigation Process

Identify deficiencies that may impact IEQ and/or sources of odor concerns. Typically includes the following depending on the nature of concern, but not limited to:

  • interview/questionnaire of concern individual(s)
  • inspection above drop ceiling (condition of roof deck, pipe insulation, return air plenum)
  • inspection of ventilation system (operation of variable air volume box and outdoor air dampers, check controls, measurements of carbon dioxide, temperature and relative humidity, sources near outdoor air intake, measure return and supply air volume, cleanliness of coils, liner and condensate pan)
  • inspection of exterior
  • inspection below drop ceiling (housekeeping, sink and floor drain traps, signs of past and present moisture concern via visual and/or moisture meter, mold growth, ensure connection of current and capping of abandoned sanitary vents, odorizers, excessive plants and fabric items, identify potential pathways, and measure volatile organic compounds, carbon monoxide, and lighting)

Date(s) of Assessment: January 8, 2018

No odors were identified within the space.

No mold growth was observed within the space.

Temperature and relative humidity levels were acceptable.

The condition above the drop-ceiling was assessed and was acceptable.

Visible portions of the return ductwork (drywall) were assessed. No mold growth was observed.

The thermostat appeared to be properly set.

An "old" food item (moldy) was stored outside of the portable, in the vicinity of the HVAC units intake.

Corrective Actions
January 8th, 2019

The food item was removed from beneath the HVAC units intake.

Date Closed
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