Factors associated with pesticide safety practices in farmworkers.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

American journal of industrial medicine, Volume 51, Issue 1, p.69-81 (2008)

Keywords:

2008, Adolescent, Adult, Agricultural Workers' Diseases, Female, Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice, Hispanic Americans, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Occupational Exposure, Occupational Health, Pesticides, Protective Devices, Public Health Sciences Division, Washington

Abstract:

Farmworkers and their families are exposed to pesticides through multiple pathways. Few studies have examined the frequency with which farmworkers engage in pesticide safety practices and the factors associated with their adoption.