Skip to main content

Table 2 Physical characteristics of photocopy centers where indoor air quality was measured

From: Chronic exposure to emissions from photocopiers in copy shops causes oxidative stress and systematic inflammation among photocopier operators in India

Copy center Copy center volume (m3) Ventilation Other VOC sources Flooring Roof Walls Doors Other furniture No of entrances
1 1200 One way opening Computer (1), Ink jet printer (1) Cement Cement Cement Front Metal Shutter Table-1, Chair-1 1
2 1600 One way opening Printer (1), Carpet (1), Fax Machine (1), Incense (1), Scanner (1), Computer (3) Carpet (1) Cement with Vinyl sheet Cement Cement Front Metal Shutter Table-2, Chair - 2, Revolving Chair- 7 1
3 960 2-way opening Computer (3), Paper cutting (1), Printer (2) Marble Cement, Varnish Cement, Oil painted Front/Back Metal Shutters Table-1, Chair - 3 2
4 4800 3-way opening Computer (1), Printer (1), Incense (1), Binding Machine (1), Photocopiers under repair (3) Mosaic Cement Painted Front Metal Shutter Computer Table-1, Chair - 3, Table-1 2
5 4800 1-way opening Fascimile machine (1), Binding Machine (1) Computer (1), Printer (1) Photocopiers under repair (2) Cement Cement Painted Front Metal Shutter Computer Table-2, Chair - 2 1