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close this bookPesticide Safety for Farmworkers - Uso seguro de pesticidas para los trabajadores del campo (Peace Corps, 1994, 26 p.)
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View the documentAcknowledgements
View the documentReconocimientos
View the documentPreface
View the documentPrefacio
View the documentSigns and symptoms of pesticide poisoning
View the documentSeñales de envenenamiento con pesticidas
View the documentVery serious symptoms
View the documentSintomas peligrosos
View the documentFirst aid: What to do in case of an accident
View the documentPrimeros auxilios: Que puede hacer en caso de un accidente
View the documentResidues
View the documentResiduos
View the documentWork clothes
View the documentRopa de trabajo
View the documentDo's: Safe pesticide practices
View the documentHaga lo siguiente
View the documentDont's: Unsafe pesticide practices
View the documentNo haga esto
View the documentThe label
View the documentLa etiqueta
View the documentRe-entry period
View the documentEl tiempo de reingreso
View the documentWorker protection standards
View the documentLas reglas para la protección de todos los trabajadores

Signs and symptoms of pesticide poisoning


Signs and symptoms of pesticide poisoning

The most common signs of poisoning are sleepiness, headache, dizziness, a lot of sweating, not seeing clearly, throwing up, muscle pain, stomach ache and cramps.

If you have been poisoned by a pesticide you will normally have three or more of the above signs. The signs will usually occur while you are at work or later that same day.