Chemical Hazards Publications

The Chemical Hazards Program has produced the below publications. For those not linked online, please call (404) 657-6534.


Brownfields and Public Health
Cancer and the Environment
Chemical Hazards Program
Georgia Environmental Health Careers
Health Effects of Odors
Landfill Gas and Odors
Naturally Occurring Asbestos in Georgia
Potential Long-Term Health Effects of Carbon Monoxide
Radium and Uranium in Public Drinking Water Supplies
Radon and Public Health
Recycle Your Analog Television
Recycling and Reusing Scrap Tires
Uranium in Private Water Wells
Well Water Quality and Testing
Women in Environmental Careers (
Women’s Guide to Eating Fish and Seafood

Fish Consumption Guidance (English and Spanish)

Eating Fish from Coastal Georgia
Eating Fish from the Coosa, Etowah, and Oostanaula Rivers
Eating Fish from Mid and South Georgia
Eating Fish from North Georgia

Hazardous Waste Reduction/Prevention

Integrated Pest Management for Homes
Integrated Pest Management for Schools
Neighborhood Chemical Swap Programs
Safe Alternative to Common Household Chemicals

Environmental Health Specialist Field Safety Series

Conduct Safe Inspections: Methamphetamine Labs
Conflict Resolution
Family Emergency Response Plan
Poisonous Plants and Animals in Georgia

Fact Sheets

BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
Crematory Operations - Common Health Concerns
Gardening and Farming in Urban Areas
Household Hazardous Waste Reduction
Lead in Soil
Safe Use of Pest Control Products that Contain Naphthalene 
Naturally-occurring Arsenic in Private Water Wells
Mercury in Air
Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) in Fish
Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) in Fish
Propyl Mercaptan and Ethoprop in Air
Well Water Testing Recommendations

Page last updated 02/03/2020