OEHHA performs a variety of activities related to the protection of human health from toxic effects of pesticides:
- Education and outreach to health care professionals, local health officers and the general public
- Surveillance of pesticide illness and injury
- Evaluation of pesticide toxicity data and human exposure
- Development of regulations on agricultural worker health and safety
OEHHA and the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) have shared responsibility for many of these activities.
Questions about Pesticides? Contact the Pesticides office: (510) 622-3170 or email Pesticides@oehha.ca.gov.
Educational materials for health care providers and general public
How to report and reporting requirements
Assessment of chemicals used to control invasive species
Identify and prevent excessive exposures to pesticides