Marie Bannister – Airthings
The healthier the air, the less Particulate matter (PM). So what can you do to reduce PM levels in your workplace? We provide our curated list of tips to improve the air in your business in this handy infographic.
Particulate matter is a range of particles of dust, dirt, and liquids that become suspended in the air2. Some of these are large enough to see, like smoke, smog, or soot. However the most harmful are smaller, invisible particles. Helpfully, particulate matter is categorized by size. PM2.5 for example has a diameter of less than 2.5 microns. PM2.5 (also known as fine particles) can get into your lungs and even your bloodstream3. PM1 would therefore be smaller particles than PM2.5. Simply put, the healthier the air, the fewer PMs in the workplace. Learn more about PM in the workplace here→
There are ways a business can protect employees from high PMs. As the primary source is from the air outside, which can become trapped indoors. Below we have compiled our easy steps to reduce PM levels in the workplace. Check out our PM infographic now!