Resources found: 4

Warning to agricultural workers: Mortality rates remain high, and pesticides pose an increasing health risk

This article presents an global overview of the health risks in agriculture. It summarizes a keynote address of Ali Taqi, ILO Assistance Director-General at an the International Conference on Occupati...
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Resource added in: 22/03/2002
Available languages: English
Agriculture, Rural Workers, Occupational Health, Pesticide Exposure, Occupational Exposure, Toxicology, Technology, Industry and Agriculture, ologycologycologycology

Sign and Symptoms of Pesticide Poisoning

Provides information on pesticide poisoning. It explains routes of exposure, toxicity, and signs and symptoms of various types of pesticides (fumigatants, rodenticides, wood preservatives, herbicides,...
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Resource added in: 21/02/2002
Available languages: English
Occupational Exposure, Occupational Diseases, Occupational Health, Workplace, Working Environment, Working Conditions, Chemical Industry, Chemical Compound Exposure, Chemical Industry, Pesticide Exposure, Pesticide Residues, Solvents, Poisoning, Rural Workers, Agriculture, Toxicology, Occupational risk, reposureposureposureposure, Occupational toxicology

Pesticide Safety Programs

The homepage of U.S EPA Pesticide Safety Programs. This site is intended for pesticide workers, health care providers and the general public by providing an introductory information and links to furth...
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Resource added in: 15/02/2002
Available languages: English, Spanish
Occupational Exposure, Occupational Health, Pesticide Exposure, Agriculture, Rural Workers, Occupational Health Program, Occupational Health Services, Safety Management, Toxicology, Occupational risk, Occupational toxicology

Tomato production in Brazil: Poor working conditions concerns and high residues threaten safety

A study of pesticide use on tomatoes in the Northern State of Pernambuco, Brazil, indicates high exposure to pesticide workers and poor application methods which threaten the ecology of the area. This...
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Resource added in: 15/02/2002
Available languages: English
Agriculture, Rural Workers, Pesticide Exposure, Pesticide Residues, Occupational Health, Workplace, Working Environment, Working Conditions, Toxicology, Occupational risk, Occupational toxicology