We recommend the following resources for educators interested in helping farm workers and gardeners protect themselves from pesticides:
These brochures help pesticide handlers/workers comply with the Worker Protection Standard. Charts explain how to interpret PPE statements on the pesticide label. Series titles are:
Read this useful information for your laundry room.
Research by FSAD Faculty focuses on reducing pesticide exposure to certified handlers, occupational workers, and their families.
Also see the NC-170 Regional Research Project on Personal Protective Technology for Current and Emerging Occupational Hazards.
In-service education is offered to pesticide applicators through the Health Environmental and Pesticide Safety Education Program, Pesticide Management and Education Program (PMEP) at Cornell University.