Topic "Environmental Health" in Spanish - total 17 documentsTitle: Barmah Forest virus infection
Summary: Barmah Forest virus is a germ that can infect people through mosquito bites. Past infection with Barmah Forest virus may have a protective effect against future infection. Barmah Forest virus is related to Ross River virus.
Title: 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 that 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 burn and scald injuries.
Title: Early fire safe fact sheet 4: be prepared for a fire
Summary: Advice 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: Heat-related illness including heat stroke
Summary: This factsheet provides information on heat-related illness as well as heat stroke. Heat-related illness can range from mild conditions such as dehydration or cramps to very serious conditions such as heat stroke. Heat can also worsen many existing medical conditions.
Title: Smoke and your health
Summary: Smoke from fires can reduce air quality in rural and urban areas and exposure to smoke can affect you and your family's health. Find out more about how smoke can affect your health and the actions you can take to avoid or reduce potential health effects.
Title: Stay healthy when it's hot
Summary: This fact sheet provides tips on how to stay healthy and safe during hot weather.
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.
Title: Towards an asbestos-free Australia
Summary: Fact sheet on the history and facts of Asbestos including the national strategic plan to eradicate it.
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