Accidental poisoning with pesticides causes much illness and loss of life every year. Residues of toxic chemicals are responsible for some of the damage, but more significant is the exposure of workers handling the products. Every country should have enforceable regulations on the marketing and use of pesticides, and primary health care personnel should be able to respond effectively to causes of poisoning wherever they occur.
JOURNAL AND NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE ID#
JOURNAL: World Health Forum. 1988; 9(4): 526-530.
Note: World Health Forum.NLOM ID#: 89302494 .
Publication #: 89302494
This document was extracted from the CDC-NIOSH Epidemiology of Farm Related Injuries: Bibliography With Abstracts, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
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