Topic "Environmental Health" in Somali - total 14 documentsTitle: Beat the heat, health tips for a safe season (English)
Summary: Advice on some things you can do to minimise your risk of heat related illness.
Title: Bushfire smoke and your health
Summary: Bushfire smoke can reduce air quality in rural and urban areas and may affect people’s health. This fact sheet provides information on bushfire smoke, how it can affect you and your family’s health, and actions that you can take to avoid or reduce potential health effects.
Title: Chemical emergencies - how to stay safe
Summary: A chemical emergency can happen anywhere, anytime, as the result of a fire, explosion or a chemical spill at a fixed site, or from a road or train accident. The best way to protect yourself in a chemical emergency is to shelter inside, shut all windows and doors and turn off any ventilation systems, and listen to emergency service broadcasts.
Title: Early fire safe fact sheet 1: how parents and caregivers can prevent burns and scalds
Summary: How parents and caregivers can prevent burns and scalds
Title: Early fire safe fact sheet 2: tips around the home
Summary: Fire safe behaviour is reliant on the awareness of risk and knowing what to do to reduce the risk. Adequate supervision and positive role modelling for young children is very important. Parents and carers can help reduce this risk by controlling or removing possible ﬁre hazards around the home.
Title: Early fire safe fact sheet 3: understanding burn and scald injuries
Summary: Understanding burns and scalds injuries.
Title: Early fire safe fact sheet 4: be prepared for a fire
Summary: Advises on how to be prepared for a fire
Title: Fire danger ratings
Summary: The fire danger rating tells you how dangerous a fire would be if one started. It helps you to know when conditions are dangerous enough to put your bushfire survival plan in to action.
Title: Fire orders: what to do in case of fire
Summary: This fact sheet lists the 6 steps you need to do in case of a fire
Title: Fire safety for older people and people with disability
Summary: A translated brochure that has been designed to assist older people or people with disability to reduce their risk of fire and harm from fires. It encourages consideration of early warning, how to respond to a fire and other advice to help reduce risk.
Title: Home fire safety
Summary: Most fatal fires occur in the home, but the real tragedy is that many of these could be avoided. This brochures provides a checklist on preventative measures you can undertake to minimise the chance of a fire in your house.
Title: Stay healthy, stay hydrated
Summary: The A2 poster explains your body is 70% water, dehydration reduces your attention and ability to concentrate by 13%. Drinking 6-8 glasses a day helps to keep you in top shape.
Title: Survive the heat: brochure
Summary: The "Survive the heat" brochure contains information on how individuals can take care of themselves and look out for family, friends and neighbours who may need help coping with the heat.
Title: Survive the heat: poster
Summary: The "Survive the heat" poster can be used by health and community service providers to promote heat health messages.
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