School Kids Exposed to Car Fumes

Thursday 8 May, 2014

CETEC conducted air quality testing for Seven News last week at selected schools in Sydney and Melbourne during drop off and pick up time.

Parents who pick up their children by car and leave their car engines running, while they are waiting, are exposing all the nearby children nearby to harmful emissions from cars as well as toxic particulates.  These exhaust  fumes which include carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxides (NOx) can affect both the health and wellbeing of children as well as negatively impact their learning. 

Schoolkids-fumes

CETEC Senior Consultant, Adam Garnys along with his colleagues conducted the air quality monitoring in both Melbourne and Sydney.  To view the video click on the image below.

Adam Garnys and Seven News Reporter - Bryan Seymour

If you are concerned about your exposure to emissions or fumes, either in the workplace or home we invite you to contact us to learn more.

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CETEC conducted air quality testing in the M5 east tunnel in August and this was reported on 27th August on Seven news in Sydney. We welcome the new warning signs installed at the tunnel entrance,  air monitoring results to now become publicly available and the new penalty system introduced for smoky trucks. These are some positive initiatives from the State government, but there is still more to do to ensure commuters are not exposed to elevated levels of exhaust toxins. - See more at: http://www.cetec.com.au/news/latest-updates/seven-news-m5-tunnelupdate.html#sthash.5H8hDJhg.dpuf
CETEC conducted air quality testing in the M5 east tunnel in August and this was reported on 27th August on Seven news in Sydney. We welcome the new warning signs installed at the tunnel entrance,  air monitoring results to now become publicly available and the new penalty system introduced for smoky trucks. These are some positive initiatives from the State government, but there is still more to do to ensure commuters are not exposed to elevated levels of exhaust toxins. - See more at: http://www.cetec.com.au/news/latest-updates/seven-news-m5-tunnelupdate.html#sthash.5H8hDJhg.dpuf
CETEC conducted air quality testing in the M5 east tunnel in August and this was reported on 27th August on Seven news in Sydney. We welcome the new warning signs installed at the tunnel entrance,  air monitoring results to now become publicly available and the new penalty system introduced for smoky trucks. These are some positive initiatives from the State government, but there is still more to do to ensure commuters are not exposed to elevated levels of exhaust toxins. - See more at: http://www.cetec.com.au/news/latest-updates/seven-news-m5-tunnelupdate.html#sthash.5H8hDJhg.dpuf