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  • Wood smoke contains gases and particles that may affect your health.
  • Make sure you operate and maintain your wood heater properly and that the room is well ventilated.
  • To protect your health, avoid outdoor physical activities when smoke is present.
  • If you suffer from heart or lung disease and you notice symptoms of smoke exposure, take your regular medications, rest and seek medical advice if symptoms persist.

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Reviewed on: 31-08-2015