Concern: Homewood Center: September 20th, 2018 (CXXXHC201800004D)

Health Room
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It was reported that there may be mold in the carpet in the Health Assistant's office.
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)

No odors were observed within the space.

No visible mold was observed within the space.

No elevated moisture was detected in the carpet.

No thermal anomalies (indicative of elevated moisture) were detected.

The carpet was lifted in a location to observe the backside of the carpet and concrete flooring. No mold growth or moisture concerns were observed.

Carpet is not ideal for a Health Room due to hygiene. Administration can work with Health Services and/or Facilities if they would like the carpet removed.

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