Pesticide health and safety and the work and impact of international agencies: partial successes and major failures.

@article{Watterson2001PesticideHA,
  title={Pesticide health and safety and the work and impact of international agencies: partial successes and major failures.},
  author={Andrew E Watterson},
  journal={International journal of occupational and environmental health},
  year={2001},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={339-47}
}
The paper explores aspects of the international role and impact of key agencies in informing regulators and users about pesticides and controlling and preventing pesticide poisoning worldwide. The WHO, IPCS, ILO, World Bank, and related organizations such as ICPS, for instance, all have effects. Particular attention is paid to the IPCS environmental health criteria documents on pesticides. Political and economic influences affect decisions about whether or not to use pesticides, and the risk… CONTINUE READING