Safe handling of agricultural pesticides in Minnesota: results of a county-wide educational intervention.

@article{Mandel2000SafeHO,
  title={Safe handling of agricultural pesticides in Minnesota: results of a county-wide educational intervention.},
  author={Jeffrey H. Mandel and William L. Carr and T. Hillmer and P R Leonard and Julia Halberg and Wayne T. Sanderson and Jeffrey S. Mandel},
  journal={The Journal of rural health : official journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association},
  year={2000},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={148-54}
}
Safe pesticide handling in a group of Minnesota farmers, aged 40 years and older, was influenced through the use of a multifaceted, countywide educational intervention. Two intervention counties and two control counties were involved in this effort. The intervention consisted of mailed pesticide information to farm households, educational programs on pesticides for county physicians, elementary school training modules on pesticides and the use of safe pesticide handling displays in key business… CONTINUE READING