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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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