Pesticides on Farms: Limited Capability Exists to Monitor Occupational Illnesses and Injuries

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DIANE Publishing, 2008 - 58 pages
Determines the extent to which gov¿t. programs and reg¿s. protect farm workers from unnecessary occup¿l exposure to pesticides (OEP). Examines what mechanisms exist at the fed. and state levels to determine the nature and extent of illnesses assoc. with OEP on farms. The following questions were used: What monitoring systems (MS) and other data sources provide info. on pesticide-related illnesses (PRI) that occur on farms? What are the strengths and weaknesses of these MS, and how comprehensive is the info. they provide in terms of kinds of health effects, pop¿n. subgroups, pesticides, and geographic coverage? Does the info. provided by these MS provide a basis for making reliable nat. est. of PRI that result from OEP on farms? Tables.
 

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