Violations of Pesticide Use and Worker Safety Regulations in North Carolina

Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health
  • Buhler, Wayne G.;
  • Burnette, Jr., James W. Burnette,;
  • Jones, J. Patrick;
  • Langley, Ricky L.;
  • Luginbuhl, Regina C.


In North Carolina, responsibility for providing training and enforcing various regulations related to pesticide use and agricultural worker safety rests with three state agencies. This article summarizes an 11-year history of enforcement procedures concerning agricultural pesticide use, the Worker Protection Standard, the Hazard Communication Standard, the Migrant Housing Act of North Carolina, and field sanitation standards. The difficulty of linking specific types of violations with worker safety is discussed.

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