If you work in a strata warehouse with offices in the front and manufacturing and / or service work taking place in the rear, you may be exposing yourself to harmful gases and vapours without realizing it.
Think about it.
You spend 6 to 8 hours of your day at work and chances are you have minimal ventilation at best. Poor indoor air quality can cause symptoms such as Sick Building Syndrome and Building Related Illness.
Sick Building Syndrome is related to chemical, particulate or biological exposure that cannot be related to a specific cause but are alleviated when the occupant leaves the building. Individuals report symptoms such as headaches, nausea, fatigue and drowsiness, to eye, nose, and throat irritation.
Building-Related Illness is a specific illness with a known cause that is a result of exposure to an indoor agent. Examples are Legionnaire's disease and Pontiac Fever.