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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 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.
Children's Environmental Health Network
This organization has a wide variety of information about the health effects of toxic chemicals on children. Produced Training Manual on Pediatric Environmental Health: Putting it Into Practice, and an environmental resource guide of organizations active in the field of children's environmental health
Children's Health Environmental Network (CHEC)
Children's Health Environmental Network (CHEC) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public, specifically parents and caregivers, about environmental toxins that affect children's health. Their website features HealtheHouse, an interactive web resource for environmental health risks children face in the home.
Chronic Agricultural Chemical Exposure Among Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers
Laboratory studies and case reports of accidental exposure to large amounts of chemicals indicate that there are immediate and long‐