Click on the appropriate title to access any of the following documents related to fragrance-free workplaces:
The CDC 2009 Indoor Air Quality Policy
The American Lung Association sample Fragrance-Free Workplace Policy
The American Lung Association sample Fragrance-Free Policy for Schools
Dr. Anne Steinemann's research on the secret ingredients of fragranced products, which underpins the case for fragrance-free workplaces
A paper comparing the struggle for fragrance-free workplaces to that for smoke-free workplaces written by Christy De Vader, a professor at the Sellinger School of Business & Management at Loyola University
"Accommodation and Compliance Series: Employees with Fragrance Sensitivity" from JAN, Job Accommodation Network, a division of the U.S. Department of Labor
"Employer Refusal to Provide a 'Fragrance-Free' Workplace May Violate ADA," an article about a U.S. District Court case in Ohio
Health Care Without Harm discussion of the fragrance issue
The fragrance-free policy of Brigham & Women's Hospital, a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical SchoolAn article from the Oregon State Bar Bulletin that discusses legal issues surrounding fragrance sensitivity and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
The settlement document in which the City of Detroit agreed to establish a fragrance-free policy in its city offices in response to a lawsuit by a worker with multiple chemical sensitivity
A discussion of problems with air fresheners and other fragrance exposures in the workplace by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), a subsidiary of the CDC.
A statement about fragrance-free workplaces by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
The fragrance policy of the Massachusetts Nurses Association
The Massachusetts Department of Health and Human Resources webpage titled "Caring for Kids with Asthma"