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Environmental Health Toolkits and Other Resources

An important part of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry’s (ATSDR) work involves providing guidance and increasing the capacity of professionals in the environmental health field. Listed below are ATSDR toolkits and other resources.


  • ATSDR Communication Toolkit (ACT). Community members are key participants in the public health assessment process, and effective communication is a critical part of fostering trusting relationships. ATSDR site team members’ use of ACT will help ensure that all communication is clear, relevant, and appropriate for the various audiences. Additionally, using ACT will ensure that all teams are providing consistent
  • TCE Animated Toxicology Toolkit (Tox-Tool). This tool helps explain some of the more complex concepts of environmental health and toxicology using familiar images and simple
  • Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit. This environmental health training was developed for pediatric health-care providers, health educators, and other health professionals as guidance for pediatric patients and their parents or
  • soilSHOP Toolkit. soilSHOP stands for Soil Screening, Health, Outreach and Partnership. This toolkit promotes health education and outreach events to help people learn if their soil is contaminated with lead and how to reduce

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