Public Health Region 11 Toxic Substance Control Division
We are committed to protecting the physical and environmental health of the residents of Public Health Region 11, through implementation and personal development.
The purpose of the Toxic Substance Control Division is to protect the physical and environmental health of the citizens of Texas. We strive to provide a safe and healthy work environment for all public employees, and prevent unnecessary exposures to asbestos, lead, and other environmental hazards for the public.
The various section of the Toxic Substance Control Division reflects the program's various activities:
- Employee Right-To-Know
- Community Right-To-Know
- Indoor Air Quality
- Environmental Lead Assessments
- Industrial Hygiene
- Texas Asbestos Health Protection Act (TAHPA)
- National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPS)
William Ashton, R.S.