Hazardous Site Health Evaluation Program


Educational Materials


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For printed copies of any of the following materials, please contact the New Jersey Department of Health, Consumer and Environmental Health Services, PO Box 369, Trenton, N.J. 08625-0369, or call (609) 584-5367.

Information for Health Care Providers

General Environmental Health Issues

Drinking Water Issues

General issues and private well testing

Chemicals

Microorganisms and boil-water issues

 

General Environmental Health Issues:

Am I Exposed to Hazardous Waste?
A two-page fact sheet on hazardous sites and telephone numbers of government agencies.

Environmental Exposures and Your Health. PDFPDF File Size: 42KB
A booklet on general environmental exposures and health, including information on risk and prevention.

Keep Warm, be Healthy. HTML or PDF (File Size: 90 KB)
This brochure describes the cold-related conditions of hypothermia, frostbite, and chilblains.

Keep Your Cool
This brochure identifies ways to prevent, recognize and treat heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat syncope, heat cramps, and heat rash.

Drinking Water Issues:

General issues and private well testing

Chemicals

Microorganisms and boil-water issues

 

General issues and private well testing

Contacts and Information: Drinking Water Issues PDFPDF File Size: 86KB

Facts: Private Well Testing PDFPDF File Size: 896KB
Facts: Testeo de pozos privados PDFPDF File Size: 84KB

For information about the new DEP regulations on testing private wells when selling or renting a house.

Chemicals

Facts: Disinfection By-Products in Drinking Water PDF (File Size: 514 KB)
Facts: Subproductos de la desinfección en el agua potable PDF (File Size: 80 KB)

Facts: Lead in Drinking Water PDFPDF File Size: 599KB
Facts: Plomo en el agua potable PDFPDF File Size: 72KB

Facts: Mercury in Drinking Water PDFPDF File Size: 670KB
Facts: Mercurio en el agua potable PDFPDF File Size: 56KB

Facts: Nitrate and Nitrite in Drinking Water PDFPDF File Size: 264KB
Facts: nitrato y nitrito en el agua potable PDFPDF File Size: 60KB

Facts: Volatile Organic Compounds in Drinking Water PDFPDF File Size: 633KB
Facts: Compuestos orgánicos volátiles en el agua potablePDFPDF File Size: 56KB

Facts: Pesticides in Drinking Water PDFPDF File Size: 734KB
Facts: Pesticidas en el agua potable PDFPDF File Size: 64KB

DEP brochure on radium in drinking water