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Legal ramifications of sick building syndrome

Property Management

ISSN: 0263-7472

Article publication date: 1 April 1991

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Abstract

Considers some of the existing legal principles which might be applied to Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) cases in the absence of specific SBS rules. Defines SBS. Lays down the building occupier′s position regarding statutory responsibilities and duties. Discusses the shared legal responsibility of building owners, construction product manufacturers, architects, engineers and builders. Offers some practical steps to reduce the risk of litigation.

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Citation

Tyler, M. (1991), "Legal ramifications of sick building syndrome", Property Management, Vol. 9 No. 4, pp. 317-322. https://doi.org/10.1108/02637479110030052

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1991, MCB UP Limited

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