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Air Quality Sampling

When you enter a confinement building, you need to be protecting your lungs. Air quality sampling can help you better determine the right personal protective equipment for your situation. You could be encountering ammonia, hydrogen sulfide, carbon dioxide, methane, as well as other biologicals like bacteria, fungal spores, or fecal particals. Once you know what you're dealing with, you can choose the right respirator for the job (see the respirator selection guide for help).

Resources

Gas Monitors for Agriculture (Univ of IA)

 

Video

Prevention

Recent news reports on this issue


Air Sampling Survey


If you have been selected to participate in AgriSafe's Air Quality Sampling Project, please enter your PRE survey information by clicking on the PRE Survey link below:

PRE Air Quality Sampling Survey:   https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RJ3GH2R

After you have completed the air quality sampling at your farm, complete the POST survey below. This survey is where you will enter the data you recorded on your result sheets*. 

POST Air Quality Sampling Survey:   https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/R5FCWXF

*Do you need an extra copy of the air sampling instructions and results sheet? 
altDownload the Air Quality Sampling Results Form here.

If you are interested in more information oAir Sampling in confinement buildings contact us at csheridan@agrisafe.org

Funding for this project is provided by the Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health (UMASH) Center. Visit their webpage at http://www.umash.umn.edu