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Children's Environmental Health for Health Care Providers

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A list of free online resource compiled by the EPA

EOH Bookmark

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Print, cut, and distribute this handy bookmark to providers who treat migrant and seasonal farmworker patients. The bookmark includes links and a qr code to connect you to pesticide - related clinical tools and resources. In addition, we've included some useful phone numbers in case of a pesticide emergency.

You can also use the bookmark to keep handy the Health Network phone number to be sure your patients on the move remain in care.

MCN WEBINAR: Pesticide Poisonings. Are you prepared? (Feb 2014)

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DATE RECORDED: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
PRESENTED BY: Matthew Keifer, MD, MPH, Dean Emanuel Endowed Chair/Director National Farm Medicine Center

Poison Control Center

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1-800-222-1222/ 24 hours per day

The National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety

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The National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety - Organization that addresses health and safety issues of children exposed to hazards associated with agricultural work and rural environments. Offers numerous resources.

Worker Protection Standard

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The EPA webpage with detailed information on WPS.

Acute Occupational Pesticide- Related Illness in the US 1998-1999: Surveillance Findings From the SENSOR-Pesticides Program

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Concern about the adverse public health and environmental effects of pesticide use is persistent. Recognizing the importance of surveillance for acute occupational pesticide-related illness, we report on surveillance for this condition across multiple states. Between 1998 and 1999, a total of 1,009 individuals with acute occupational pesticide-related illness were identified by states participating in the SENSOR-pesticides program. 

Acute Pesticide- Related Illness Among Working Youths, 1988-1999

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The goal of this study was to describe acute occupational pesticide-related illnesses among youths and to provide prevention recommendations. Survey data from 8 states and from poison control center data were analyzed.

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)

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Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) conducts a number of activities to help prevent or reduce the harmful effects of exposure to hazardous substances. The agency provides toxFAQs, easy to understand fact sheets about hazardous substances and their health effects, and has toxicologists available to answer further questions and can tell you where to find occupational and environmental health clinics. ATSDR also offers a series of Case Studies in Environmental Medicine for the primary care provider.

AgriSafe Webinars

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The AgriSafe Network Distance Learning Webinars aims to provide appropriate and timely training opportunities for Network members and affiliates. Through partnering with the National Rural Health Association and the Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health, the Network has been able to offer a series of fantastic speakers using the web-based Elluminate program.

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