No worker should be forced to work in dangerous environments, including workplaces impacted by the smoke haze. Smoke pollution levels are beyond hazardous in many parts of the country. While the critically important work to fight and recover from the fires must continue, any worker who is concerned about their health and safety should contact their manager directly and inform the union.
The air quality today has fluctuated between hazardous and very poor. Avoid outdoor work.
If experiencing difficulty breathing, STOP WORK call 000 or Nurse on Call 1300 606 024.
Air quality in the last 48 hours
A general overview of air quality over the last 48 hours, calculated at one-hour averages. For more information about pollutant concentrations, see the pollutant concentrations graph below.