Effects of agricultural work practices and pesticide use on occupational health of farmers

@article{Lu2014EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of agricultural work practices and pesticide use on occupational health of farmers},
  author={J. D. Lu},
  journal={Occupational and Environmental Medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={71}
}
  • J. D. Lu
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • Objectives This study aimed to identify the associated health symptoms between high and low exposed groups to pesticide, and to come up with an intervention pesticide program for our farmers in the vegetable industry. Method Survey questionnaires were used to look into pesticide exposures and work practices of 534 farmers in the largest eggplant producing province in the northern Philippines. Physical health assessment was conducted by medical doctors to look into the health status of farmers… CONTINUE READING