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Pacific Southwest, Region 9

Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations

Pesticides and Children: Hawaii

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Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in schools

Hawaii does not have any laws restricting pesticide use in or around schools and does not require schools to implement IPM .There are no posting requirement for indoor or outdoor pesticide applications near schools, nor are there any statewide laws regarding restricted spray zones near school property.

Pesticides illness reporting

Health care providers are required to report to the Department of Health (DOH) Exiting EPA (disclaimer)within one day any case of pesticide or heavy metal poisoning . For reporting purposes, pesticide and heavy metal poisoning include acute poisoning or any subacute illness caused by, or believed to be caused by, these toxic agents. Upon receipt of a verbal report, the DOH will send a reporting form to the physician to record relevant information.

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