OEHHA performs a variety of activities related to the protection of human health from toxic effects of pesticides:

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

Education and Training

Educational materials for health care providers and general public

Illness Reporting

How to report and reporting requirements

Invasive Species

Assessment of chemicals used to control invasive species

Medical Supervision

Identify and prevent excessive exposures to pesticides

Peer Review

Peer review of toxicology data and risk assessments

Pesticides Reports, Notices and Documents

All pesticide related notices

Reports, Notices, Documents

Aug 29, 2018: Pesticide-Related Illness – Free Training
OEHHA offers educational courses to health care providers on the recognition, treatment, and reporting of pesticide-related illness. Courses are available on-line or on-site. Each course is approximately one hour, and continuing education credits may be provided.