Illnesses and Injuries Related to Pesticide Exposure – 2014

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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.

  • 2014 Summary Report, PDF
  • Complete Report, PDF – includes summary files below.

The following summary tables provide various breakdowns of illness and injury data associated with pesticide exposure in 2014.

Illnesses/Injuries Associated with Pesticide Exposure:

  • State and county totals, PDF
  • By type of illness and type of pesticide, PDF
  • By type of activity and type of exposure, PDF
  • By specific pesticide and type of illness, PDF
  • By occupational status and location of incident, PDF
  • By gender, age distribution, type of pesticide and type of use, PDF
  • Pesticide handlers (applicators, mixer/loaders, flaggers, etc.), PDF

Hospitalization and Disability:

  • Definitely or probably, PDF related to pesticide exposure
  • Possibly, PDF related to pesticide exposure

Agricultural Drift Cases:

  • By application site, PDF
  • <By activity of the exposed person and by type of application equipment used, PDF

Agricultural Pesticide Residue Illness/Injuries:

  • Summary, 1982-2014, PDF
  • Field worker summarized by crop and illness type, PDF

Incidents in California Schools, PDF , 2014

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Lucy Graham
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