Approximately 3 per cent of Canadians have been diagnosed with environmental sensitivities/ multiple chemical sensitivity (ES/MCS). This represents over 1 million Canadians, many of whom are students or staff of schools. Creating healthier environments for those with ES/MCS can benefit everyone in the building.
The Environmental Health Clinic has released a paper entitled Guidelines to Accommodate Students and Staff with Environmental Sensitivities: A Guide for Schools. The paper is co-written with Canadians for A Safe Learning Environment (CASLE).
ES-MCS Sensitivities Status Report
For a more in-depth analysis of knowledge advancement and the identification of service gaps in Environmental-Multiple Chemical Sensitivites, read this 2011 Status Report developed by the Environmental Health Clinic.