Pennsylvania - Air Quality: Program Requirement

Area: 
Program Requirement
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law requires districts to address indoor air quality in schools.

Pennsylvania Unconsolidated Statutes 1949 Act 14. Section 1420. Examinations of School Buildings and Grounds.

The Secretary of Health shall employ sanitarians or request local health authorities to assign a sanitarian to make a careful examination of all privies, water-closets, urinals, cellars, the water-supply and drinking-vessels and utensils and sewage and refuse disposal systems, lighting, heating and ventilating systems, and such additional examinations of the sanitary conditions of the school buildings and grounds as the regulations of the Secretary of Health may require.

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