73% offices in India non-complaint with prescribed limits of indoor air contaminant: Study

73% of the workspaces across nine Indian cities did not meet the prescribed limits of indoor air contaminants, says a study titled Healthy Workspaces for Healthier People by GBCI India and Saint-Gobain Research India.

Carbon dioxide (CO2) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) were the most common non-compliant indoor air contaminants, followed by particulate matter (PM) and formaldehyde (CH2O). Poor lighting and lack of access to good outdoor views from workstations were found to be other prevalent issues, it noted.

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