This section provides actionable steps you can take to address a specific health impact category on your project. These impact categories and suggested actions are not exhaustive but provide a starting point.


Exposure to substances of concern occurs at various points in products’ life cycles. While some pose hazards to building occupants, many pose hazards to installers, manufacturers, raw material extractors and their communities. While exposure scenarios vary by substance, product type and manufacturer, this section’s suggestions are mindful of human health at all life cycle points.



Developmental Disabilities

Endocrine Disruptors

Neurological Disorders

Reproductive Disorders

Respiratory Disorders

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