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HAZE PROBLEMS IN

MALAYSIA
ENVIRONMENT CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT (CPD20202)
ADVISOR : SIR AIMAN NAZMI BIN ROSLI
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PREPARED BY :
MUHAMMAD SOLEHIN BIN MOHD SHUKUR 5510131310166
WAN NURSYAMIMI BINTI WAN HASBULLAH 55101313111
NUR ANEESA BINTI ABDUL HALIM 55101313060
AHMAD FARHAN BIN ZULKIFLI - 55101313021
NOR RAZILA BINTI OTHMAN 55101313170
CHARLES BIDI ANAK AMBAN 55101313077
NUR HIDAYAH BINTI IDRIS 55101313165

WHAT IS HAZE?
The presence of fine particles
(0.11.0
lm
in
diameter)
dispersed
at
a
high
concentration atmosphere.
Most likely to occur during the
months from January to February
and June to August every year.

HAZE IN MALAYSIA
Astate
of
emergencywas
announced once in 2005 atPort
Klangas
the
Air
Pollution
Index (API) went above the 500
level.
2013
Southeast
Asean
Haze
occuring from 13 June 2013 with
API reached 172.

CAUSES
Bad farming practice (forest
fires).
El Nino effect.
Fuel burning.
Municipal process.
Black
smoke
emission
from
factory chimney.

PERIODS
Malaysia & Singapore
Southeast Asia Haze
Klang Valley Haze.

EFFECTS
Short term adverse effect.
Examples:
Eye
inflammation,
running
nose,
throat
irritation,
headache,
lung
inflammation.
Long term adverse effect.
Examples:
Faster
rate
thickening
of
arteries,
diabetes,
effecting
infant,
sinusitis.

SOLUTIONS
Industrial
Manufacturing.
Transportation.
Natural Sources.
Government Efforts.

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MIGITATIONS
Portable air cleaners.
Keep the work place clean.
Management
of
susceptible
employees.
Minimizing outdoor work.
Provision of suitable respirators.
Enhancing protections for indoor
work and certain equipment.
Communication on haze.

EFFECTS
Short
term
effect.
Long
term
effect.

adverse
adverse