Landlords find dust a mite risky

Howieson, S. (Interviewee)

Activity: Other activity typesTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation

Description

Dust Mite Claims For Landlords UK landlords could face compensation claims from tenants who have developed asthma because of dust mite infestations in their homes, according to researchers in Scotland. A four-year study carried out at Strathclyde University has proved that dust mites can trigger asthma attacks and that removing them from bedding and carpets, and introducing mechanical ventilation to circulate air and reduce humidity in modern homes, can help reduce symptoms
PeriodOct 2002
Held atThe Times, United Kingdom