New WHO guidelines for air quality

Authors

  • Bianca Patrizia Andreini CRTQA-Environmental Protection Agency - Tuscany Region

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.36125/ijoehy.v12i1.415

Keywords:

WHO guideline, air quality

Abstract

The World Health Organization [WHO, 2021] has updated its Guidelines which identify the levels of air quality to be achieved to protect human health and which therefore constitute a tool for assessing the exposure of the population to levels of pollutants. potentially harmful to health.

References

European Parliament, Council of the European Union (2008). Directive 2008/50/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2008 on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe.

SNPA. Report SNPA 17/2020.La qualità dell’aria in Italia- Edizione 2020. ISBN: 978-88-448-1027-6

WHO Regional Office for Europe 2006. Air quality guidelines – global update 2005. Particulate matter, ozone, nitrogen dioxide and sulfur dioxide. Copenhagen.

WHO 2021. WHO global air quality guidelines. Particulate matter (PM2.5 and PM10), ozone, nitrogen dioxide, sulfur dioxide and carbon monoxide. Geneva.

Published

2021-12-31

Issue

Section

Editorial