This website and training material were developed to give communities and promotores ways to help farm workers learn how to protect themselves from pesticide exposure.
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Presentations from the Annual Pesticide Inspector's Forum March 31 st and April 1 st , 2010. Participating Agencies included Oregon OSHA, the Oregon Department of Agriculture, the Environmental Protection Agency Region X, the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health - National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory, The National Pesticide Information Center, Oregon Health Sciences University - Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology and the Oregon State University Ag Extension Service.
Agrochemicals and Security: A Training Module for the Safe and Secure Storage of Pesticides and Fertilizershttp://disaster.ifas.ufl.edu/agroChemSecurity.htm
This module provides six units which address different aspects of the problem of safe and secure storage of pesticides and fertilizers as provided by the University of Florida, IFAS and Extension and from The Disaster Handbook.
Links to general pesticide information, glossaries and dictionaries, data and research, law and policy and more.
This project is a systematic review of studies done since 1992, and was conducted with financial support from the Laidlaw Foundation. Chapter 2 details the methods used in the study, and Chapters 3-9 describe the findings of the review regarding major health effects, including nine types of solid tumours, non-Hodgkins lymphoma, leukemia, genotoxic effects, skin diseases, neurological diseases, and reproductive effects. The report also discusses findings specific to children (Chapter 10), and concludes with a chapter on implications for practising family physicians.
|Dec 2002||(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University: Digital Library and Archives)|
Information on pesticides from Medline Plus, including overviews, prevention and screening, specific conditions and more.
The EXTOXNET InfoBase provides a variety of information about pesticides. EXTOXNET is a cooperative effort of University of California-Davis, Oregon State University, Michigan State University, Cornell University, and the University of Idaho.
NPIC is a cooperative effort of Oregon State University and the U.S. EPA addressing general and technical information about pesticides. NPIC also provides information by telephone.