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Acute pesticide poisoning among agricultural workers in the United States, 1998-2005.
TLDR
The findings from this study suggest that acute pesticide poisoning in the agricultural industry continues to be an important problem and reinforces the need for heightened efforts to better protect farmworkers from pesticide exposure. Expand
Acute Pesticide Illnesses Associated with Off-Target Pesticide Drift from Agricultural Applications: 11 States, 1998–2006
TLDR
Agricultural workers and residents in agricultural regions had the highest rate of pesticide poisoning from drift exposure, and soil fumigations were a major hazard, causing large drift incidents. Expand
Occupational injury mortality: New Mexico 1998-2002.
TLDR
Applying CSTE/NIOSH Occupational Health Indicator protocol and using both CFOI and NMVRHS data improved the characterization of occupational injury mortality and the setting of priorities for prevention intervention. Expand
Acute Occupational Pesticide-Related Illness and Injury -United States, 2007-2011.
TLDR
This report summarizes the data on illnesses and injuries arising from occupational exposure to conventional pesticides from 2007 through 2011 from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Expand
Gender differences in acute pesticide-related illnesses and injuries among farmworkers in the United States, 1998-2007.
TLDR
Stringent enforcement of existing regulations and enhanced regulatory efforts to protect against off-target drift exposures may have the highest impact in reducing acute pesticide-related illness and injury among farmworkers. Expand
Characteristics and magnitude of acute pesticide-related illnesses and injuries associated with pyrethrin and pyrethroid exposures--11 states, 2000-2008.
TLDR
The magnitude of acute pyrethrin/pyrethrin-related illness/injury is relatively low but is increasing, and additional measures to prevent them are needed. Expand
Hypersensitivity pneumonitis with Mycobacterium avium complex among spa workers
TLDR
Recommendations include inhibiting organism growth in spa systems, assuring the use of respiratory protection, and adequately ventilating work spaces where filters and equipment are cleaned. Expand
Highlights from the CSTE Indicators Project
TLDR
The National Safety Council estimated in 1996 that on-the-job injuries alone cost society $121 billion and among special populations of workers, such as adolescents, the burden of injury may be disproportionately high. Expand