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Clinician Guides

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The following are clinician guides provided by MCN, in collaboration with Farmworker Justice:

A Guide to OSHA’s Field Sanitation Standard;
A Guide to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA);
A Guide to the Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA);
A Guide to EPA’s Worker Protection Standard

MCN's Lead Exposure Screening Form for Pregnant Migrant Women

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Bilingual form to screen pregnant women for lead exposure.  Developed by MCN.

Mercury in Skin Cream

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California Department of Public Health, Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control has identified several cases of mercury toxicity linked to the use of adulterated, unlabelled face creams in the Latino community.  

California Safe Cosmetics Program

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http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/cosmetics/Pages/default.aspx

An online, searchable database that allows salon workers and others to learn about and report toxic chemicals found in nail salon products and other cosmetics.

Environmental History Tools for Pediatric Health Care Providers

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http://www.neefusa.org/health/PEHI/index.htm

This sight offers a environmental history screening form, a comprehensive environmental history form and an environmental history taking primer. It is part of NEEF's Pediatric Environmental History Initiative, a multi-year project to incorporate environmental history taking into the clinical practice of pediatricians and nurses.

EOH Screening Questions for Primary Care

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3 simple environmmental/occupational screening questions for the primary care provider. English and Spanish. MCN, 2014.

MCN's Lead Guidelines for Primary Care Providers Caring for Migrant Children

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Clinicial guidelines dealing with children and lead exposure.  Special emphasis on working with migrant children. 

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.

Heat Related Illnesses

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http://depts.washington.edu/pnash/heat_illness.php

The Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center offers a comprehensive resource section on heat stress and related illnesses.

Environmental Management of Pediatric Asthma: Guidelines for Health Care Providers

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http://www.neefusa.org/health/asthma/asthmaguidelines.htm

These guidelines are aimed at integrating environmental management of asthma into pediatric health care. Offers clinical competencies in environmental health relevant to pediatric asthma and outlines the environmental interventions to communicate to patients.