Pesticide Safety - Exposure
Developed by Mark Henderson, Frank Zalom, Mark Bell, and Pat Thompson - International Programs Office UC Davis (2009)
"What causes exposure to pesticides?
• The most common exposure to pesticides occurs during splashes/spills, sprays, dusting, and skin contact with residues.
• Pesticides may enter the human body through the eyes, wounds, swallowing, inhalation, and absorption through the skin (especially hands, foreheads, lips, and groin region)
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