Environmental factors that affect your health can be found both at home and in the workplace. Noise, weather, water quality, and climate change are just a few of the things that can be hazardous to your health.
Learning about hazards in your environment and how to avoid them is the first step to staying safe at home, at work, and at play.
Did you know?
The fall is a good time to check for the presence of radon in your home
Quit smoking, and protect your family from the effects of second-hand smoke in your home and vehicle.
Read and understand the hazard labels on household chemicals, and use them carefully, especially around children.
Consult the Air Quality Health Index before planning outdoor activities, particularly if they include seniors, children, or those with chronic illnesses.
If you choose to use a pesticide in or around your home, you are responsible for using it safely.
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