Indoor Air Quality: Flooring Materials Have a Bigger Impact Than You Think

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Mar 24 2022


(Australian Eastern Standard Time)
10:00 am - 11:00 am




Flooring materials have a bigger impact on indoor air quality than you may think. For homes, offices, schools, hotels, airports, and other facilities, being mindful of the materials in your flooring is a wise way to look out for your community’s health.

Join this ISSA webinar where Associate Professor Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner, Senior Director of Global Biorisk Advisory Council, a Division of ISSA and Jim Mannes, US National Director, Shaw Total Care will discuss:

  • How indoor air quality is influenced by flooring materials
  • How you can determine if flooring is impacting indoor air quality
  • Present a case study on cleaning flooring materials
  • Explain what does a System Approach look like

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  • Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner
    Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner
    Senior Director of Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC)

    Certified Forensic Operator®️, Certified Bio-Forensic Restoration Specialist®️, Associate Professor, Penn State College of Medicine

    Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner has more than 30 years of technical experience in responding to infectious disease outbreaks and emergency management. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences at Penn State College of Medicine and teaches three 15-week graduate courses on Public Health Preparedness for Disasters and Terrorist Emergencies. In 2014 he received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in teaching. He has appeared on CNN, Fox News, BBC, Canada CTV, Australia ABC, C-SPAN, and other news outlets to share his expertise on High Consequence Pathogens such as Coronavirus, Ebola, Influenza, Measles, Cholera, Zika and other global health threats. He served 12-years as an Officer in the Australian and British militaries and was an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer at the U.S. CDC in Atlanta, Georgia, and a Global Health Fellow with the United States Agency for International Development in Washington DC.

  • Jim Mannes
    Jim Mannes
    National Director, Shaw Industries

    With over 40 years combined experience in the floor care and flooring manufacturing industries, Jim is excited to share ideas and best practices on how to improve your relationship with flooring. Jim specialities include: Master Textile Cleaner; Owner operator professional inspection and cleaning service; Flooring Inspector; Carpet, Resilient, Laminate & Hardwood; Certified Resilient, Carpet, Hardwood and Upholstery Cleaning Specialist; Certified Indoor Air Quality Specialist; Sanitization & Disinfection consultant; Certified Odor Control Specialist; Carpet, Laminate, Resilient & Hardwood installation and repair specialist. Jim is a speaker, trainer and consultant to professional cleaners, multifamily and single family construction and management industries.

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