Examples of Improving Ventilation to Reduce Coronavirus (COVID-19) Transmission


Information from the HSE provides examples of practical steps to achieve adequate ventilation in workplaces and reduce the risk of transmitting Coronavirus (COVID-19).

The advice is centred around the following examples:

  • Portacabin with air conditioning.

  • Canteen with mechanical ventilation system.

  • Changing room with poor ventilation.

  • Production space with extraction fans.

  • Office with mechanical ventilation.

  • Office complex with air conditioning.

  • Packing room with mechanical ventilation.

  • Meeting rooms with carbon dioxide (CO2) monitors.

For each example, advice is set out on the changes needed to achieve adequate ventilation.


The document can be found here.

HSE July 2021

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