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Pesticide residue hazards to farm workers.
Salt Lake City, UT: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-191, 1976 May; :1-265
Papers with discussion are presented from a workshop on pesticide residue hazards, with primary focus on occupational safety and health, significance of the pesticide reentry residue intoxication issue and the research areas needing to be addressed, with presentation of supporting evidence and rationale. Topics include: reentry illness, cholinesterase levels in exposed workers; pesticide residues in citrus groves; acute pesticide poisoning; regional comparison of insecticide decay; urinary pesticide metabolites; monocrotophos on tobacco; green tobacco sickness; other occupational safety hazards on the farm; irrigated cotton field reentry; calculating reentry time from kinetic data; soil pesticide residues; and organophosphorous pesticides. (Contract No 099-074-0110)
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-099-74-0110; Agricultural-workers; Farmers; Environmental-contamination; Enzyme-inhibitors; Urine-chemistry; Enzyme-activity
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DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-191; Contract-099-74-0110
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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