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FAQ’s about a Scent Free Workplace

Can scents cause health problems?

The issue regarding the health effects of perfumes and other scented products in workplaces, hospitals, schools and other places is controversial. There are conflicting reports of the effects that they may or may not cause in certain individuals. More research is needed and some is being undertaken.

When scented products have been blamed for adversely affecting a person’s health, some or all of the following symptoms are reported:

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