On Sunday morning, Legalt called on the central des unions du Quebec (CSQ) and all federations affiliated with the school network to take steps to improve air quality in schools.
It was attended by Ministers Roberz and Dubey, along with the Director of National Public Health, dr Rarely, have unions sought more caution in this case.
“We describe the lack of foresight and action on the school network when a second wave is inevitable. We have been calling for decades to take steps to ensure better air quality in our schools and centers, but due to austerity measures, we have now reached the point where we have to open the windows. Said.
The unions, therefore, did not agree with the interpretation of the air quality tests, demanding the immediate closure of unoccupied campuses, the unconditional withdrawal of pregnant women from schools, and the use of air purifiers on campus. Create a register of devices along with windows and schedule maintenance and testing in schools.
“We must also consider the expertise of the engineers and architects working in our schools, who are best placed to implement realistic planning solutions,” said Jacques Laundry, president of the Confederation of Experts and Professionals of Quebec Education.
According to a study by the Ministry of Education, more than half of the classrooms without mechanical ventilation exceed the concentration target of 1000 ppm CO2.