WRPS Guidelines to Outdoor Activities Considering Air Quality

WRPS recommendations for outdoor activities with respect to Air Quality Health Index

  1. If air quality is “3” or below continue with training/activity as normal. 

  2. If air quality is an index of 4-6 then be prepared to adjust the activity by:  

    a.  reducing the intensity
    b.  reducing the duration of the activity
    c.  providing resting periods
    d.  if participants are being affected by air quality with coughing, scratchy eyes or sore throat, take greater steps in adjusting activity or suspend activity

  3. If air quality is “7” or above, should suspend all outdoor activities.  
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