Assessment of pesticide exposure control practices among men and women on fruit-growing farms in British Columbia.

@article{Nicol2008AssessmentOP,
  title={Assessment of pesticide exposure control practices among men and women on fruit-growing farms in British Columbia.},
  author={A. T. Nicol and Susan M. Kennedy},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene},
  year={2008},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={217-26}
}
Exposure to pesticides can be reduced by wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) or by implementing alternative pest control techniques, such as Integrated Pest Management (IPM). A cross-sectional telephone survey was conducted to explore the prevalence of these practices and the factors that may be associated with them among men and women involved in fruit growing in British Columbia (BC), Canada. Survey variables were developed using a framework that incorporated aspects of farm structure… CONTINUE READING
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