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Farmworker Pesticide Project

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Works with farmworkers and their families to reduce and eliminate their exposures to pesticides.

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

PAN Pesticide Data Base

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One-stop location for current toxicity and regulatory information for pesticides. Easy access to reporting guidelines for each state.

Pesticide Action Network of North America

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Pesticide Action Network of North America - promotes healthier, more effective pest management and houses the Pesticide Action Network Pesticide Database - a database of pesticide toxicity and regulatory information. The reference section provides general information about pesticides and their health effects.

Poison Control Center

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

Reporting Pesticides in California

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Any clinician in CA that suspects a patient is suffering from pesticide poisoning is required to report this information. Use this link to access forms and numbers to assist in reporting.

Reporting Pesticides in North Carolina

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North Carolina now has a mandatory reporting rule for clinicians. Follow this link to easily report pesticide exposure in North Carolina.

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.

Beyond Pesticides/National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides

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Beyond Pesticides/National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides provides pesticide fact sheets, action alerts and information on what to do in a pesticide emergency.
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