Community Guide to Recognizing and Reporting Pesticide ProblemsBack to Reporting Pesticide Problems
DPR's Community Guide to Recognizing and Reporting Pesticide Problems is designed to make it easier for people to get help in a pesticide emergency and resolve pesticide use complaints and concerns. The 36-page booklet also has easy-to-understand information about how DPR and the County Agricultural Commissioners oversee the safe use of pesticides in California. And the guide tells you how to find information on pesticide use in your areas.
You can download the entire guide, PDF (749 kb) or select specific chapters:
Pesticide Emergencies, PDF (120 kb)
Using Pesticides in California, PDF (210 kb)
Pesticide Drift, PDF (190 kb)
Pesticide Odor, PDF (124 kb)
Reporting Pesticide Incidents and Illnesses, PDF (148 kb)
What Are the Potential Health Effects of Pesticides?, PDF (93 kb)
Incident Notes, PDF (73 kb) (form for recording notes on an incident)
If you would like a free, printed copy mailed to you, please send a request to Leia.Bailey@cdpr.ca.gov, or call (916) 445-4300.
For content questions, contact:
1001 I Street, P.O. Box 4015
Sacramento, CA 95812-4015
Phone: (916) 445-3974