Health and Safety Resources

The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment. To accomplish this, EPA tries to ensure that people have access to accurate information sufficient to effectively participate in managing human health and environmental risks.

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Children's Health

Children may suffer disproportionately from environmental health risks and safety risks. Learn about the risks and how to help protect children from them.

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Keeping Healthy and Safe

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Health Effects of Pollutants

Learn about the health effects caused by pollutants in the environment around us.

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Senior Health

As we age, our bodies are more susceptible to hazards from the environment which may worsen chronic or life threatening conditions. Learn about the risks to older people and how to reduce hazards.

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