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 Occupational Safety and Health in Agriculture (Oct.1997). It provides research results collected from various countries.

Originator(s): International Labour Organization, World of Work: The Magazine of the ILO
Resource added in: 22/03/2002
Available languages: English
Agriculture, Rural Workers, Occupational Health, Pesticide Exposure, Occupational Exposure, Toxicology, Technology, Industry and Agriculture, ologycologycologycology
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