Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments
The Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments (ANHE) is a network of nurses from around the country (and world) who are acting on the notion that our environment and health are inextricably connected. We are a group of nurses from all walks of our profession – hospital-based, public health, school-based, academics, and advanced practice, to name a few.
Association of Birth Defect Children
Association of Birth Defect Children - Provides information to parents and professionals about all kinds of birth defects, the environmental exposures that may cause them, and support services available to children with birth defects and their families.
Battling Heat Stress in Agriculture
Battling Heat Stress in Agriculture--Hundreds of thousands of agricultural workers perform strenuous tasks in hot weather, and they are at risk of injury from heat stress. This UC Berkeley website is designed to support research and extension work as well as management policies and individual worker choices that will ultimately reduce personal and associated costs in agriculture due to heat stress.
Bureau of Labor Statistics Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries
A preliminary total of fatal work injuries recorded in the United States. According to results from the
Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) program conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor
CAL POISON: Pills vs. Poison online/ mobile app (English & Spanish)
California Poison Control System developed an online game that focuses on poison prevention through the use of "look-a-like" pills and candy. There are other resources on the site. The game is available as an app on itunes and in the android marketplace. Search for 'Choose your Poison.'
California Safe Cosmetics Program
An online, searchable database that allows salon workers and others to learn about and report toxic chemicals found in nail salon products and other cosmetics.
California Surveillance for Pesticide- Related Illness and Injury: Coverage, Bias and Limitations
The California Pesticide Illness Surveillance Program (PISP) is a major resource for pesticide illness epidemiology. This work attempts to improve characterization of pesticide illness in California, evaluate case ascertainment of the PISP and identify PISP’s limitations and biases for studying the incidence and epidemiology of pesticide-related illness.
The CHAMACOS study is a longitudinal birth cohort study examining chemicals and other factors in the environment and children's health.
In 1999-2000, CHAMACOS enrolled 601 pregnant women living in the agircultural Salinas Valley. They are following their children through age 12 to measure their exposures to pesticides and other chemicals and to determine if this exposure impacts their growth, health, and development.