|Document ID (ISN)||68773|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1059-924X - Journal of Agromedicine
|Convention or series no.
||The California pesticide program: Comments from the front lines
||1996, Vol.3, No.4, p.57-68. 19 ref.
||The California pesticide safety programme is discussed from the point of view of a physician practising in an agriculture-rich area. The programme has 8 components: mandatory reporting of pesticide illness; tracking of pesticide sales; transportation and use; cholinesterase testing for applicators; integrated pest management; pest control advisers; safety and pest control operator programmes; physician education; pesticide regulation. Key points of each component are discussed and recommendations for improvement are put forward.
||pesticide poisoning; health programmes; crop protection; pesticides; USA
||cholinesterase monitoring; notification of occupational diseases; California; training course
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
|Broad subject area(s)
||Workplace health promotion