Hockey, Indoor Rinks and Health Risks


Hidden Dangers at Indoor Ice Rinks (NBC 7 minute video)

 

Today’s review post comes thanks to the blog on “Effects of Air Pollution on Health” which highlighted the health risks faced by skaters in indoor rinks from fuel-powered resurfacing machines- known in Canada as Zambonis-  which emit CO2 and PM (as opposed to electric powered). The video is startling in showing how long dangerously high pollution levels persist in unventilated rinks.

To see Key Quotes and Links about this post, visit the new internet platform for Pollution Free Cities by clicking HERE

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