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Agriculture Health Study Health study of farmers and their families in North Carolina and Iowa directed by National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, and US Environmental Protection Agency.
AgriSafe Network The AgriSafe Network represents health professionals who provide agricultural occupational health and safety services to farmers and their families.
Center for Human Health and the Environment CHHE’s mission is to understand how human health, at both the individual and population level, is impacted by environmental factors and to implement this knowledge to reduce the adverse impacts of environmental factors on human health.
C&P Press Crop Protection Reference Searchable list of current pesticide product labels and material safety data sheets.
Carolinas Poison Center Information and resources for poisoning prevention and response.
Extoxnet (Extension Toxicology Network) Pesticide information profiles of 168 common pesticides and other toxicological information for scientists and non-scientists.
Farm Safety 4 Just Kids Non-profit organization promoting safety and health for rural children and families.
Healthy People, Healthy Communities Information on Cooperative Extension health education and promotion initiatives and clearinghouse of educational materials.
National Ag Safety Database National clearinghouse of agricultural health and safety information.
National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety Clearinghouse of information and programs for prevention of childhood agricultural and rural injury.
National Pesticide Information Center Clearinghouse of human and environmental health information on pesticides.
National Strategies for Health Care Providers: Pesticide Initiative The Initiative identifies and implements strategies for educating health care providers on how to recognize, diagnose and manage pesticide-related health conditions.
Journal of Agromedicine Journal of Agromedicine: Practice, Policy and Research’s primary purpose is to address the health and safety issues of those who work in production agriculture.
North Carolina Pesticide Safety Education Program Information on pesticide applicator training, licensing and recertification; pesticide container recycling program; etc.
Pesticide Environmental Trust Fund (PETF) The PETF, administered by the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, provides funding for agromedicine, pesticide container recycling, and a variety of other pesticide environmental projects approved by the NC Pesticide Board.
N.C. Pesticide Illness and Injury Surveillance Program An epidemiology program of the NC Division of Public Health.
Physician’s Guide to Pesticide Poisoning Complete reference on pesticide toxicology, labels, and regulations, and signs, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of pesticide poisoning in humans.
Progressive Agriculture Safety Day The program trains and provides the resources that local communities need to conduct one-day safety programs that are age-appropriate, hands-on, fun, and safe for children.
Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisoning For health care and emergency personnel.
U.S. National Library of Medicine Health-related information on drugs, pesticides, environmental pollutants and other potential toxins.
Where to Find Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) on the Internet Extensive list of sites with MSDS, including general, government, and non-profit sites, chemical manufacturers and suppliers, and pesticide manufacturers.