Illnesses and Injuries Related to Pesticide Exposure – 2008

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DPR scientists evaluate illnesses according to their potential relationship to exposure and record many data variables for each incident. The PISP database helps validate the effectiveness of exposure control measures and identifies areas where improvements are needed.

2008 Summary Report, PDF  (102 kb)
Complete Report, PDF (823 kb) — includes summary files below.

The following summary tables provide various breakdowns of illness and injury data associated with pesticide exposure in 2008.

Illnesses/injuries associated with pesticide exposure:

Hospitalization and disability:

Agricultural drift cases:

Agricultural pesticide residue illness/injuries:

Incidents in California Schools, PDF (24 kb), 2008 



For content questions, contact:
Louise Mehler
Phone: (916) 445-4190
E-mail: Louise.Mehler@cdpr.ca.gov