Learn and help educate the public about poison exposure, who is at risk, and how to prevent poisoning. Browse the following topics:
Home and Outdoors
- Pesticides: Understand what a pesticide is and how to prevent pesticide exposure.
- Top 10 Ways to Poison Proof Your Home: Discover 10 ways to prepare, prevent, and protect you and your loved ones from poisoning dangers in and around the home.
- About Poison Oak: Be aware of Poison Oak, which can cause an itchy rash if you’re exposed. Learn how to identify the plant and prevent exposure.
Holiday Hazards: Holiday activities, decorations, toys, and foods may lead to accidental harmful ingestions or choking. Learn how to celebrate the holidays safely and prevent poison exposure this winter.
Holiday Plant Safety: Learn about common holiday plants that could be poisonous to you and your loved ones.
Back-to-School Safety: Exposure to poisonous or potentially toxic substances can lead to negative impacts on children’s health and academic success. Learn how to prevent and safely manage poison exposure in a school setting.
National Poison Prevention Week 2021: Learn about celebratory National Poison Prevention Week events that were held in various locations throughout the state of California.