Environmental Health: Protecting you from environmental hazards in your home, workplace and community

SEEK Updated
10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Pamphlet
Abstract: 

Brochure describes environmental hazards to human health, and state government programs to protect the citizens of Minnesota. Tells about the public health role of the Minnesota Department of Health, Environmental Health Division programs. MDH' EH program protects drinking water, assures safe food and water, strives for cleaner indoor air, minimizes exposure from x-ray and nuclear sources, safeguards the public against lead poisoning, prevents exposure from asbestos, assesses health risks related to hazardous waste sites, advises anglers about eating Minnesota sport fish, and conducts research to assess environmental hazards to Minnesota communities. This brochure can be used as an educational tool for anyone wanting to know the spectrum of services in place to safeguard HUMAN COMMUNITIES in the spectrum of environmental protection.

Author: 
Minnesota Department of Health Environmental Health Division
Topic Areas: 
Health
Human Communities
Safety
Target Audience: 
All
Grades 10-12
Geographic Location: 
All Minnesota
Enhancements / Connections: 

Materials are available specific to each program focus listed, above, by contacting the Environmental Health Division.

Pages/Length: 
2
Date Produced/Published: 
1996
Fee: 
No
Library loan: 
No
Is training required?: 
No
Seasonal: 
No
Contact(s) or order information.: 

Minnesota Department of Health, Environmental Health Division, 121 East 7th Place, St. Paul, MN 55164-0975
651/215-070

Organization code of item (if any): 
141-0105