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EPA Worker Protection Pesticide Safety Materials

A listing with links and ordering information to the EPA's bilingual posters, handbooks, guides, videos, CDs and other materials about pesticide safety and how to recognize and treat heat related illnesses.

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COMIC: Poco Veneno...¿No Mata?

Features a story about a family with a child who was poisoned in the home by pesticides.  Through the family’s encounter with a local clinic and an in-home visit from the neighborhood promotora de salud, the Spanish comic book offers information on what pesticides are, why one should be concerned about pesticide exposures, how to minimize pesticide exposures and how to respond to a pesticide poisoning.  Produced by MCN, CERM, Paso del Norte Health Foundation.

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COMIC: Aunque Cerca...Sano

This 16-page pesticide comic book targets migrant and seasonal farmworker families to educate parents about children's risks to pesticide exposure and ways to minimize these risks. Available in English and Spanish.

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Darle un Buen Uso a los Pesticidas

A Spanish language trifold with pesticide safety information.
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¡Fuera los Quimicos! ¡Ya Llegó la Alternativa!

A Spanish language comic books that explains the dangers of pesticides and offers practical, less toxic approaches to pest control. Produced by the Center for Environmental Resource Management at UTEP.

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Send Pests Packing Comic Book

The educational comic book was developed by Wake Forest University and offers practical preventative tips to keep unwanted pests away from your home.
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El Terror Invisible

A comic book produced by the PACE Project. You can also order these for $10 from the Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1084.
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A Little Bit of Poison...Will It Kill You?/Poco Veneno….No Mata? A Pesticide Education Manual for Community Health Workers

This manual (English/Spanish) is a guide for community health workers  or promotores de salud to assist them with community-based pesticide education activities.  The manual offers information about health risks from pesticide exposure and ways to lessen these risks. Also, it includes useful information and tips to successfully work in the community. 

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Aunque Cerca...Sano Pesticide Training Manual

A step by step educational manual to train outreach workers and promotoras de salud about pesticides.  Includes exercises to help workshop participants help parents protect children from pesticide exposure.

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Environmental Health Training Modules for Promotoras

Bilingual training modules on Asthma, Lead, Pesticides, Water and Sanitation and Popular Education. Produced by Farmworker Justice as part of their Clean Environment for Healthy Kids. Contributing authors include Amy Liebman, Shelley Davis and Virginia Ruiz.

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