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Health hazard evaluation report: HHE-72-46-29, Sleepy Hollow Corporation, Goshen, New York.
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, HHE 72-46-29, 1973 Feb; :1-26
Evaluation of health hazard for migrant farmers from exposure to organic phosphate insecticides, such as parathion (56382) and diazinon (333415). Data are given for cholinesterase (9001085) levels of affected persons, symptoms, and details of dermatitis resulting from the insecticides and allergic reactions from celery juice and sunlight. Recommendations include monitoring of pre- exposure cholinesterase levels, checking of red blood cell or plasma decrease, provision of protective equipment and facilities for maintaining good personal hygiene, and informing farmers of safety measures.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-72-46-29; Region-2; Hazards-Confirmed; Pesticides; Enzyme-inhibitors; Cholinesterase-inhibitors; Environmental-contaminants; Organo-phosphorus-insecticides; Biochemical-reactions; Skin-disorders; Systemic-disorders; Personal-protective-equipment; Blood-chemistry; Medical-examinations; Author Keywords: Migrant Farmers; Organic Phosphate Insecticides; Parathion; Diazinon; Carbamates; Anti-Cholinesterase; Anti-Che; Insecticides
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