TITLE

On-the-job training

PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/20/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 11, p1341
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the complaint of the staff at the University of British Columbia medical school's department of family practice about their unhealthy indoor environment. The David Strangway Building which are said to be state-of-the-art, energy-efficient edifice, housed commercial tenants. Christie Newton, assistant professor of family practice, said that temperatures are said to range from 35 degrees heat in south-facing offices that melts rubber finger protectors to 12 degrees cold in examining rooms which forced the clinic to equip patients with blankets. Faculty, staff and students complained of the odor of fried food that comes from two restaurants on the ground floor which spread in the entire building. With this, Worksafe B.C. is now monitoring the building for remedy.
ACCESSION #
27433863

 

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