Microbe of the Month: CladosporiumClassification Type: FungiCultured from / Found in HVAC: Coiling Coils, Diffusers, Grilles, Filters, Drain Pans, HumidifiersNoted Health Risks: Fungal Sinusitis, Asthma Attacks, Lung Infections, Chronic Migraines / Fatigue. About the Cladosporium FungiCladosporium is among the most widespread varieties of mould that can be found in HVAC Systems. Its presence is indicative of […]
WorkSafe.qld.gov.au outlines a safety and prevention measure for the management of mould, categorised under Hazardous exposures, it specifies the control measures that can be taken to manage risks and protect workers’ health, safety and wellbeing. Managing mould  refers to 1 Act and 2 recognised Standards in place for keeping yourself and others safe. They […]
Classification Type: FungiCultured from / found in HVAC: Coiling Coils, Diffusers, Grilles, Filters, Drain Pans, HumidifiersNoted Health Risks: Immune System Diseases, Nail Infection, Corneal Ulcers, Eye Infection, Heart Inflammation About the Acremonium FungiAcremonium is a common type of mould found in HVAC Systems. This type of mould has the appearance of white powder. It can […]
This month’s Microbe has been guest-chosen by Shani from Aeris Environmental. Shani graduated with a Health Sciences Degree from the University of Central Florida in 2015 and currently works as an Air Quality Applied Scientist in Queensland.“Aspergillus spp. is a fungi that we often come across, due to HVAC-related moisture/condensation or poor hygiene maintenance.” SHANI […]
WOW! Is this footage from the Titanic wreckage a hundred years later – can you spot the difference between wreck footage and HVAC audit photos?