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.
Contaminants in drinking water may pose health risks. Find information on pollutants, and reducing your risk of exposure.
Hair and nail salons may contain chemicals with adverse health effects. Learn about how to reduce your risk of exposure.
Reduce your risk of exposure to chemicals used to soften and increase the flexibility of plastic and vinyl, which are known as phthalates.
Inform yourself about radon, a naturally forming radioactive toxic gas, and how to minimize your exposure.