The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is committed to maintaining a website that is accessible to the broadest audience possible, regardless of technology or ability.  We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website by ensuring the website is designed, developed and maintained in compliance with the accessibility laws and principles identified in OEHHA’s Website Accessibility Certification.  If you are unable to access a given document, please email to request the document in a format that is accessible to you.

Assistive Tools

OEHHA’s website is monitored and tested regularly using a variety of assistive technologies including those provided by AudioEye.  OEHHA uses the AudioEye Ally Toolbar to allow website visitors to customize their user experience.  You can activate the Ally Toolbar using the button in the bottom right hand corner on any page of this website.

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Web Browsers and Screen Readers

OEHHA recommends using the following web browser / screen reader combinations for an optimized experience:

  • For Windows users: JAWS and Internet Explorer or NVDA and Firefox
  • For Mac users: VoiceOver and Safari or VoiceOver and Chrome
  • For mobile users: VoiceOver for the iPhone and TalkBack for Android devices

PDF Documents on this Site

This web site contains links to PDF documents that require the most current version of Adobe Reader to view. The Adobe Acrobat Reader may already be installed on your computer. To find out, click on the "PDF" link for the document you are interested in. If the Adobe Acrobat Reader is properly installed on your computer, the Reader will either download or automatically open a PDF copy of the document. If the Adobe Acrobat Reader is not installed on your computer, it can be found, free of charge, at the Adobe Acrobat Reader download page.

If you are using a screen reader, you may find it will not read some documents in PDF format. Adobe provides a web site that will convert non-accessible PDF files to a format that is useable with a screen reader. The Adobe Access site is located at, and the tool can also be added to your computer as a "plug-in."

Third-Party Sites

OEHHA makes use of various third-party websites such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. These websites are used to disseminate news and information about OEHHA and its programs.  These third-party websites may maintain their own accessibility policies.  Please check those websites for further information.


OEHHA values user input and feedback.  If you encounter any accessibility issues with this website or any content herein, or have questions related to the content on this page, please contact or call (916) 324-7572.