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Why Buildings Make You Sick

Synopsis
Sick building syndrome is a growing problem found in office blocks, whereby the occupants suffer from a range of symptoms that include headache, lethargy, skin rashs, sore eyes and runny nose. Possible causes are dust and moulds in ventilation ducts and negative ions in the atmosphere. The film follows an investigation of one suspect building.
Series
Horizon, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 50 min.
Year of production
1989
Availability
Sale; 2000 sale: £99.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Notes
Broadcast on BBC2 on 24/4/89.
Subjects
Health & safety
Keywords
industrial health & safety; occupational health; sick building syndrome

Credits

Producer
Mike Tomlinson
Writer
Mike Tomlinson
Contributor
Robin Brightwell
Cast
Martin Jarvis 

Production Company

Name

BBC Television

Distributor

Name

BBC Active Video for Learning - now BBC Learning

Contact
Carolina Fernandez Jeremy Wilcox (CF - for educational enquiries JW - channel sales manager)
Email
BBCStudiosLearning@bbc.com
Web
https://www.bbcstudioslearning.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 20 8433 1009
Address
BBC Studios Limited
Television Centre
101 Wood Lane
London
W12 7FA
UK
Notes
The BBC Active company has now been absorbed within BBC Learning, a division of BBC Studios. It was originally a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Pearson Education. Formerly known as ‘BBC Worldwide Learning Studies’ and before that as ‘Videos for Education & Training’

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