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Heat and air pollution from bushfires can be hazardous and can cause harm to people working in both indoor and outdoor work environments.

Employers have duties under work health and safety laws to manage these risks and protect worker health and safety.

See the resources and guidelines available on the Safe Work Australia website for information about the potential hazards and risks associated with working in heat and air pollution.

Working in air pollution

Working in heat

For more information visit our working in heat or bushfires and air pollution webpages or contact your regulator for guidelines specific to your jurisdiction.

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