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NEW! State Program Offers Free Indoor Air Quality Assessments and Improvements
The program goal is to reduce disease risk and improve overall health related to respiratory pathogens (e.g., SARS-CoV-2) and other air pollutants
Background: The Occupational Health & Industrial Hygiene Unit of the Health Equity Branch has initiated a program to assess and improve indoor air quality/ventilation at facilities throughout Colorado. The program goal is to reduce disease risk and improve overall health related to respiratory pathogens (e.g., SARS-CoV-2) and other air pollutants. We are currently enrolling facilities to participate in the program.
- "Facilities" is a catch-all term to refer to any non-personal residence: workplaces of all types, public buildings, schools/education centers, care shelters, nursing homes, etc.
- Facilities chosen to participate will receive a free evaluation of the indoor air quality and assessment of the existing ventilation system, have a consultation with experts to determine how air quality and ventilation could be improved based on the findings of that assessment (and other low/no cost strategies to improve health and reduce disease risk), and will receive funding to support making the recommended improvements/changes to the ventilation system. There is no cost to facilities to participate.
- Facilities will be prioritized for participation if they meet criteria related to health equity goals, such as employing or serving a community/population that is: underserved and at high risk for COVID; has been historically marginalized resulting in disproportionate impacts from myriad health issues; is in a rural area of the state or low socioeconomic status area; etc.
Instructions: Interested parties should fill out our initial interest form, here: https://forms.gle/UassQYb2B5ZL7EX48. It should only take a couple minutes to fill out, and is not a commitment from the facility to participate - just a place to express interest. Our team will follow up to share more info, answer questions you might have, and determine if it's a good match for both parties. Anyone can fill it out on behalf of a facility, though an owner or HR/management type person is best as we need those individuals on board to have the facility actually participate.
Deadline for Response: The program is active for the next year, though we are looking for facilities that are interested in participating as early as August.
OSHA is offering compliance assistance to help businesses implement COVID-19 mitigation standards. Please contact our local office with questions.
Englewood Area Office