Our environment includes hazards that may affect our health. Smoke, chemicals, toxic minerals, viruses and other materials can impact on the quality of our air, food and water supply.
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Topic: Introduction to environmental health
Environmental health risks can include the quality of a person’s air, food and water supply and their exposure to hazardous materials.
Disease clusters are rare but can cause community concern about the possible effects of exposure to environmental hazards.
It can be dangerous to dispose of hazardous wastes through regular rubbish collections.
The effects of climate change will have a serious impact on the physical and mental health of people around the world.
There are many things you can do to tackle climate change and live a more sustainable lifestyle.
Saving water in the garden not only saves money, but also helps protect the environment.
Preventing or minimising exposure to mercury in your environment is the best way to reduce the risk of mercury poisoning.