Environmental Health Hazards

Environmental Health Hazards are substances, states or events which have the potential to threaten the surrounding natural environment and/or adversely affect community or individual health. Potential health hazards can be grouped into categories based on the type of threat they pose.

Chemical hazards cause significant damage through a chemical medium. This category includes 

Biological hazards are biological substances that pose a threat to living organisms and include

Physical hazards can cause harm with or without contact. This category includes

To ensure proper protection of our environmental resources, learn more about how to properly dispose of unwanted or expired medication.