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Patient Education: Pesticides
A Little Bit of Poison...Will It Kill You?/Poco Veneno….No Mata? A Pesticide Education Manual for Community Health Workers
This manual (in English and in Spanish) is a guide for lay health educators 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.
Aunque Cerca...Sano Pesticide Comic Book
This 16-page 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.
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 expsoure.
Darle un Buen Uso a los Pesticidas
A Spanish language trifold with pesticide safety information.
- Tr Captico Pesticidas.pdf( 76,351.11 Kb )
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.
- Elterror.pdf( 8,362.45 Kb )
Environmental 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.
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.
- Epa Worker Protection Pesticide Safety Materials.doc( 399.36 Kb )
Pesticide Educational Materials for Promotoras - Wake Forest University
Pesticide educational materials for promotoras and the community. Includes promotora lesson plans and consumer educational materials about pesticide safety and can be purchased from Wake Forest University.
Poco Veneno...¿No Mata? - Pesticide Comic Book
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.
- Poco Veneno Pesticide Comic.pdf( 51,348.80 Kb )