Outdoor Air Quality

Outdoor air pollution is the common cause of many known illnesses including stroke, heart disease, respiratory diseases and even death. Many industries opt to test outdoor air quality as per their preference as there are no definite set standards. Outdoor air quality is tested to ensure the safety of human health and environment as it has first-hand impact on them.

Sources of Pollutants of Outdoor Air

  • Power plants that burn coal, gas, oil and biomass
  • Pipelines transporting fuels
  • Vehicles running on fuel like gas or diesels
  • Natural events like hurricanes and wildfires create unhealthy air

Why Should Outdoor Air Quality Be Tested?

  • Helps detect harmful and odorless gasses in the air
  • Ensures the safety of public health
  • Helps determine its impact on environment
  • Ensures the quality of air is under permissible limits