Sources of Exposure
Explore places and situations where you might be exposed to hazardous chemicals and contaminants. Learn how you can minimize your risk.
Chemicals & Contaminants
Learn about common hazardous chemicals and contaminants, their possible health effects, and how you can protect yourself.
Diseases & Conditions
Learn about possible associations between environmental contaminants and select diseases and conditions.
Understand key concepts and terms related to environmental health and toxicology.
Find guides and toolkits that will help you to take action to minimize exposure.
Find resources for making the connection between environment and health in your classroom.
Hair and nail salons may contain chemicals with adverse health effects. Learn about how to reduce your risk of exposure.
Learn about the environmental and human health risks associated with mines.
Reduce your risk of exposure to chemicals used to soften and increase the flexibility of plastic and vinyl, which are known as phthalates.
Minimize your exposure to compounds that easily become vapors or gas, and are released from burning fuel such as gasoline, wood, coal, or natural gas.