Name

Audience

Content

 

 

• Fact sheet about potential for poisonings in the bathroom

• Legislation as related to poisons (particularly lead) and housing issues

• Community planning and development with reference to poisons (particularly lead) and citizen participation and consultation

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Medium: Downloadable Internet documents; HTML format pages

General audience/parents/health care professionals/industry professionals

• Information in both English and Spanish

• Tips to protect children from pesticide and lead poisonings

• Advertisement of national toll-free poison emergency hotline

• Recognition of Management of Pesticide Poisonings report and updates, corrections, and ordering information for the report

• Worker safety and training information

• Pertinent government memoranda about poisoning incidents and poisoning incident data (pirimphos methyl, oxamyl, oxydemeton mehyl, terbufos, phorate, dimethoate, propetamphos, parathion)

year. Pharmacies are accessible and convenient and virtually every household in the United States is within 5 miles of a community or hospital/ institutional pharmacy.

Some professional associations, including the American Pharmaceutical Association, American Medical Association, and American Nurses Association, focus on scientific and practice-related information while others provide general advice to the public and support the information needs of their membership. For example, the American Academy of Pediatrics promotes the national toll-free number on its TIPP® (The Injury



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