Pacific Southwest, Region 9
Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations
Pesticides and Children: Hawaii
- Protecting children from pesticides General information about protecting children from pesticide risks
- Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in schools
Resources for controlling pests in the school environment
- America's Children and the Environment
Information about concentrations of contaminants measured in the bodies of mothers and children.
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.
Health care providers are required to report to the Department of Health (DOH) 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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