This can significantly impact on people’s health, especially those with respiratory or cardiac conditions.
The EPA provides advice on air quality and sporting clubs should keep up to date with the warnings.
People are advised to minimise the time spent in hazardous air quality conditions whenever practical and avoid exercising outdoors.
It is the responsibility of the sporting club or event organiser to determine whether a sporting event is safe to proceed based on the air quality advice from the EPA.
For the latest air quality information visit: www.epa.vic.gov.au/for-community/airwatch