Topic "Environmental Health" in Farsi (persian) - total 29 documentsTitle: 10-year anniversary of the 2009 Victorian bushfires - Recovering from long-term trauma
Summary: Translated factsheets about recovering from long-term trauma in lead up to 10-year anniversary of the 2009 Victorian bushfires.
Title: After the fire
Summary: This information will assist you with cleaning up, property security, gas, electriciy, water, telephone, insurance issues and finding alternative housing after a fire.
Title: Ash from a brown coal mine fire
Summary: The Department of Health and Human Services has prepared this general information so that you know what to do to protect your health and the health of anyone in your care who may come into contact with ash during or after a brown coal mine fire.
Title: 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: Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria)
Summary: Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) are bacterial organisms that have some of the characteristics of bacteria and some of algae. They are present in almost all aquatic ecosystems in Australia, including rivers, lakes and estuaries. Under certain environmental conditions, blue-green algae concentrations in water can rapidly increase and form visible blooms or scums. Water affected by blue-green algae may be unsuitable for drinking, recreational activities such as swimming and fishing, and agricultural uses. Some species of blue-green algae produce toxins that are harmful to humans and animals when they are eaten, inhaled or contact the skin.
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: 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: Grassfires: know your fire risk and know what to do (bilingual version)
Summary: This factsheet lists some risks and how to reduce them as well as what you need to do if a grassfire starts.
Title: Home fire safety (audio version)
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: Lead poisoning from illicit opium
Summary: A consumer factsheet about lead poisoning from illicit opium
Title: Never leave kids in cars
Summary: Never leave your most precious valuables, your children, alone in the car.The never leave kids in cars campaign prompts parents to take their kids with them whenever they get out of the car, just as they do their everyday valuables, to avoid potentially tragic consequences.
Title: Outdoor safety: home safety and injury prevention
Summary: Information on how to ensure safe outdoor playing for children
Title: Power outages
Summary: Extreme heat can place pressure on the electricity network, resulting in power outages. Find out how you can be prepared and be safe.
Summary: Information about psittacosis, an uncommon disease that can be passed to humans by birds. Includes causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment.
Title: Smoke alarms
Summary: Information on the installation and maintenance of smoke alarms.
Title: Smoke from a brown coal mine fire
Summary: The Department of Health and Human Services has prepared this general information so that you know what to do to protect your health and the health of anyone in your care who may be exposed to smoke from a brown coal mine fire
Title: Smoke from a landfill fire
Summary: The Department of Health and Human Services has prepared this general information so that you know what to do to protect your health and the health of anyone in your care who may be exposed to smoke from a landfill fire.
Title: Smoke from a peat fire
Summary: The Department of Health and Human Services has prepared this general information so that you know what to do to protect your health and the health of anyone in your care who may be exposed to smoke from a peat fire. Peat fires are uncommon and generally occur in locations away from populated areas. Peat fires smoulder for a long time and can be difficult to put out. Smoke contains fine particles, water vapour and gases including carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and nitrogen oxides. Some peat fires may produce sulfur compounds which can be odourous.
Title: Smoke from a tyre fire
Summary: The Department of Health and Human Services has prepared this general information so that you know what to do to protect your health and the health of anyone in your care who may be exposed to smoke from a tyre fire. Tyres are made of vulcanised rubber, steel and textiles. Tyre fires create large amounts of thick black smoke and can be difficult to put out. Smoke from a tyre fire contains a number of substances, including fine particles, oxides of sulfur, carbon monoxide, volatile organic compounds and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.
Title: Stay healthy when it's hot
Summary: This fact sheet provides tips on how to stay healthy and safe during hot weather.
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: 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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