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SICK BUILDING SYNDROME Definition & Legal Meaning

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Acute effects of discomfort or ill health that can be traced back to time spent in a certain place or building for a period of time. Usually occurs in new buildings from volatile compounds used in carpets, floor and ceiling tiles, wiring or wall papers.


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