Sick building syndrome is the name for symptoms you only get while in a particular building, usually an office.
Symptoms of sick building syndrome get worse the longer you're in a particular building and get better after you leave.
Other people in the building may also have symptoms.
Possible symptoms include:
These symptoms are common and can be caused by lots of things. They're unlikely to be sick building syndrome if you have them all the time or in lots of places.
It might help to:
Try these things to see if your symptoms improve.
They should look into the problem and try to find a solution.
The HSE has advice for employers and building managers on how to deal with sick building syndrome.
It's not clear exactly what causes sick building syndrome.
It's probably due to a combination of things, including:
Sick building syndrome is most common in open-plan offices, but you can get it in any building.