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May 18, 2021

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Webinar: Benefits of clean air in indoor working environments

As part of Safety & Health Expo Connect, listen back on-demand and learn the benefits of clean air in indoor working environments.

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The agenda

  • Role of ventilation in reducing transmission of COVID-19
  • Ventilation versus filtration – differences and when to use which one
  • Best practice for businesses bringing workers back into offices
  • Non-COVID-related issues with air quality in sectors including manufacturing
  • WHO recommendations on levels of airborne particulates
  • Highlights from the Global Action Plan/Zehnder whitepaper on air quality

Session highlights

  • “We’re seeing the inadequacy of current workplace emission levels. And this goes into a lot of detail regarding what they could be, what they should be and how an effective enforcement agency properly funded…” – Keith Cotton, Global Action Plan
  • Have concerns about air quality in your workplace? Ben Simons, Zehnder, recommends that you can start by looking at the current air quality levels, then from there, you need to build in a progress solution that addresses it.
  • “…but if they did have filtration on site, that would have ameliorated that particular episode” – Keith Cotton, Global Action Plan
  • “The message we want to get across today is that whatever the setting, wherever you got people, you’ve got the potential for infection, so air cleaning…need to be on the agenda…” – Ben Simons, Zehnder.

The panel

Ben Simons, Head of Europe West, Zehnder

Ben SimonsAfter a decade working to keep workplaces safe and comfortable, Ben’s mission with Zehnder Clean Air Solution is to help make workplace air as clean as possible. As Head of Europe West he works with organisations to help them improve a healthier, more cost-effective workplace for both their employees and clients.



Keith Cotton, Global Action Plan

Ian Hart, Editor, SHP (Moderator)

Ian Hart, Editor, SHPIan joined Informa in 2018 as the Editor of SHP. He set up and hosts a monthly podcast, chairs regular webinars and writes widely on the subjects of occupational health, safety & wellbeing. Ian studied journalism at university before spending seven years in online fantasy gaming. Prior to moving to Informa, Ian worked in business to business trade print media, in the automotive sector. He was Online Editor and then moved on to be the Editor of two publications aimed at independent automotive technicians and parts distributors.

Connect 2021, took place online from 1-30 June 2021. It will be the first time the health and safety profession can come together digitally on such a large scale. It presents a unique opportunity for buyers to browse solution providers and products in an innovative online marketplace, connect with suppliers and request live video meetings. The event featured a wide range of product demo videos with live Q&A, plus thought leadership webinars.

Connect took place alongside Workplace Wellbeing Show, FIREX (fire safety), IFSEC (security), Intelligent Buildings and Facilities Show (facilities management). Your ticket will allow you access to content from all co-located events.

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