Air quality and health

Get more information on air pollutants and the impact of poor air quality on your health. Learn about the causes of poor indoor air quality, how to detect it and how to improve it.

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Indoor air quality

Indoor air pollutants

Asbestos, mould, carbon monoxide, radon and other indoor air pollutants

Improve indoor air quality in your home

Sources of indoor air pollution, reduce exposure, improve ventilation

Guidelines for health professionals

Exposure limits, sources, research data

Outdoor air quality

Health effects of air pollution

Health risks and impacts, symptoms, at risk groups

Air Quality Health Index (AQHI)

Outdoor air quality conditions, forecasts, managing your exposure to air pollution

Wildfire smoke and health

Symptoms, protecting your health

Smog and health

Health effects, air pollution types and sources, reducing your exposure

Road traffic and air pollution

Sources, health effects, and minimizing your risk

School buses and diesel exhaust

Health effects, what we are doing, decreasing risks for children

Outdoor air pollutants

Sulphur and nitrogen oxides, ground level ozone, and fine particulate matter

Environmental health: Air quality podcast

Health and research experts discuss air pollution and its impacts on our health.

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