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31. Air Cleaners & Purifiers

Indoor air cleaning systems may help to reduce levels of  allergens and pollutants in indoor air to create a cleaner, healthier work and home environment. There are a number of different types of air cleaners and filtration systems; HEPA, ULPA, carbon filter, electrostatic, electret, negative-ionizing, UV, and ozone generators. It's important to know the air cleaning needs for the situation when selecting an appropriate system. A word of caution is needed when choosing an air purifier. These are less effective in large areas and need to be designed for specific irritants. For example, certain air purifiers will not work for fragrances but will work for smoke. It's important to work with a vendor to make certain of what can be effective for the situation.

32. Air Cleaners - Chemical/Odor Removal

The following companies can provide information regarding air cleaning devices that are suitable for the removal of chemical fumes and odors, including fragrances.

33. Air Cleaning Systems

Devices used to clean the air for individuals who suffer from accute allergies. These devices are ususally compact or worn around the neck.

34. Air Deflectors

Air deflectors help direct the air flow from a vent hooked to your ventilation system. They can connect in a variety of ways, but are made to work with floors, ceilings, and walls.

35. Air Purifiers - No Ozone

Choosing the right air cleaner or air purifier can be difficult. It's important to research various products to determine the suitable solution based upon your indoor air cleaning needs. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) offers a document titled "Residential Air Cleaning Devices: A Summary of Available Information" found at http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pubs/residair.html, which may help in your research.

36. Air Purifiers for Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

Air purifiers that filter perfumes, colognes, chemicals, and other triggers for MCS.

37. Air Quality Monitors

38. Air Ride Seats for Heavy Equipment

39. Airport Accessibility

40. Alerting Devices

Alerting devices can be used to notify a person who is deaf or hard of hearing to sounds in the environment. An individual can be alerted to sounds like a telephone ringing, a doorbell or an emergency alarm through vibration or a light signal. A transmitter detects certain sounds and then sends a signal to a receiver that vibrates or blinks a light.

Why use an alerting device as a job accommodation? Alerting devices can be useful as a job accommodation to alert an employee who is deaf or hard of hearing to important sounds in the work environment. A visual or vibrating alerting device might be used to alert an employee to emergency signals like a fire alarm. The same type of device could be used to alert the employee to incoming telephone calls. An alerting device can be used as an important communication tool in the workplace.

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