The mission of the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is to protect and enhance public health and the environment by scientific evaluation of risks posed by hazardous substances.
Wild Fire Smoke - A Guide for Public Health Officials is designed to help local public health officials prepare for smoke events, take measures to protect the public when smoke is present, and communicate with the public about wildfire smoke and health.
Protecting Public Health from Home and Building Fire Ash This report summarizes safe methods of ash cleanup. Protección de la Salud Pública contra las Cenizas de Incendios en Casas y Edificios (Spanish)
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