Children's Health Protection
EPA established the Office of Children's Health Protection (OCHP) in May 1997 to make the protection of children's health a fundamental goal of public health and environmental protection in the United States. OCHP supports and facilitates Agency efforts to protect children's health from environmental threats. Learn more about OCHP by selecting from the topics below.
Who We Are
What We Do
- Outreach and Partnerships
- Standards and Regulations
- Scientific Data and Methods
- Protecting Children Worldwide
- Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee
- Executive Order 13045: Protection of Children from Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks
- EPA welcomes the opportunity to work with other individuals, companies, and organizations to encourage environmentally responsible actions in honor of Children's Health Month.