AIRAH COVID-19 resources

AIRAH has curated a selection of key technical resources to assist you in mitigating the spread of COVID-19.

As we gain more knowledge and more advice and guidelines become available, we will add them to this page.


AIRAH resources

AIRAH COVID-19 Ventilation Optimisation Guide for Schools AIRAH COVID-19 Ventilation Optimisation Guide for Schools

This document is intended to identify factors in typical Australian facilities that relate to transmission of COVID-19, in order to form a framework for understanding and choosing appropriate interventions that will:

  • Reduce the risk of respiratory infections (including but not limited to COVID-19);
  • Optimise resource allocation for maximum benefit;
  • Address stakeholder concerns;
  • Minimise liability;
  • Create a more healthful building environment for occupants beyond avoiding infection.
   
COVID-19 guidance for school buildings – infographic COVID-19 guidance for school buildings – infographic

In Australia, ventilation of school buildings is a challenge. In times of COVID-19, the importance of a good indoor air quality is once more emphasised.
   
COVID-19 guidance for school buildings – advice document COVID-19 guidance for school buildings – advice document

In this document, you will find summarised advice on the operation and use of building services in schools to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. This guide is aimed at school principals and facility managers.
   
COVID-19 common practices: Advantages, disadvantages, risks, and comments COVID-19 common practices: Advantages, disadvantages, risks, and comments

Developed by AIRAH's Infection Control and Operating Theatre Practices Special Technical Group

This document provides considerations related to various measures that may be employed in operating rooms (OR) to reduce the spread of COVID-19. This includes advantages, disadvantages, risks, and comments associated with each measure.
   
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This page was last updated April 1, 2022