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1 TRAINING FOR THE HEALTH SECTOR TRAINING FOR THE HEALTH SECTOR [Date …Place …Event…Sponsor…Organizer] [Date …Place …Event…Sponsor…Organizer] PESTICIDES PESTICIDES Children's Health and the Environment WHO Training Package for the Health Sector World Health Organization www.who ...


Soil Quality Information Sheet Soil Quality Concerns: Pesticides USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service January 1998 What are pesticides? Pesticides are synthetic organic chemicals used to control weeds in fields and lawns, and unwanted or harmful pests, such as insects and mites that feed ...

PESTICIDES - Pesticides used to control weeds, insects, and ...

56 PESTICIDES Pesticides used to control weeds, insects, and other pests on farms and in urban areas can be harmful to humans and the environment if they contaminate our

Consumer Pesticide Safety Series

For more information about pesticides, see the book by Dr. Marion Moses "Designer Poisons: How to Protect Your Health and Home from Toxic Pesticides "

Pesticides - Harmful Effects and Emergency Response

About 97 percent of all body exposure that happens during pesticide spraying is through skin contact. Pesticides - Harmful Effects and Emergency Response Most pesticides are designed to harm or kill pests.

Pesticides and the Environment

Once a pesticide is introduced into the environment, whether through an application, a disposal or a spill, it is influenced by many processes.

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What are PESTICIDES? Pesticides consist of a large group of chemicals that are used in agriculture and residential settings to control plant and animal infestation.

PESTICIDES: Use, Effects, and Alternatives to Pesticides in ...

GAO United States General Accounting Office Washington, D.C. 20548 Resources, Community, and Economic Development Division B-283799 November 29, 1999 The Honorable Joseph I. Lieberman Ranking Minority Member Committee on Governmental Affairs United States Senate Dear Senator Lieberman ...

Pest Resistance to Pesticides

Pest Resistance to Pesticides Controlling Pests with Pesticides Humans have been controlling or attempting to control insect and other arthropod pests, plant pathogens, weeds, rodents, and other vertebrate pests for thousands of years.

Reproductive Outcome and Pesticide Exposure

Reproductive Outcome and Pesticide Exposure Summary of Selected Studies Updated October 2002 Prepared by Marion Moses M.D, Pesticide Education Center P.O. Box 225279 San Francisco, California 94122-5279 Tel. 415-665-4722 Fax 415-655-2693 email: pec@igc.org www.pesticides. org