Health Service Region 11 Toxic Substance Control Division

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Vision Statement:

We are committed to protect the physical and environmental health of the residents of Public Health Region 11, through implementation and personal development.

Purpose:

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, prevent the unnecessary exposures of asbestos, lead and other environmental hazards to the public.

Activities:

The various section of the Toxic Substance Control Division reflect the programs 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)

Contact:

William Ashton, R.S.
Program Inspector

Last updated February 23, 2011