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Worker Protection Standard Training Curriculum - Culturally and linguistically appropriate  curriculum with supporting resources for training workers on the revised Worker Protection Standard. Developed by the Florida State University PISCA Project and Migrant Clinicians Network.  

Chapter 14: Pesticides Are Poison from the Hesperian.org health guide: A Community Guide to Environmental Health.

Read the English version here.

Read the Spanish version here.

This website and training material were developed to give communities and promotores ways to help farm workers learn how to protect themselves from pesticide exposure.

The project and all materials on the website were developed by the California Poison Control System in collaboration with the the Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety at the University of California, Davis and the California Department of Pesticide Regulation.

MCN Spanish educational comic book that addresses pesticide exposure in women of reproductive age. LO QUE BIEN EMPIEZA...BIEN ACABA: Consejos para las mujeres para prevenir daños a la salud y a sus bebés causados por pesticidas.

Three printable brochures on Asthma, Lead and Pesticides produced by Farmworker Justice. 

A bilingual training kit for community health workers to educate families about in home pesticide safety.  Includes a step-by-step facilitator guide with handouts and a power point slide slow.  Developed by the Center for Environmental Resource Management at UTEP for US-Mexico border residents.

 

Un paquete bilingue para ayudar a trabajadores comunitarios de la salud a educar familias sobre la forma segura de usar pesticidas en el hogar.  Hay instrucciones paso a paso, los materiales para distribuir y la presentación para mostrarse estan disponibles en Español. Estas pláticas se enfocan a los residentes de la frontera EU-México y fue realizado por el Centro para la Administración de Recursos Ambientales de la Universidad de Texas en El Paso.

The CA Department of Pesticide Regulation provides videos in Mixteco about pesticide safety. Contact Charlene Martens to get copies or more information: (916) 445-4261 cmartens@cdpr.ca.gov

A listing with links and ordering information to the EPA's bilingual posters, handbooks, guides, videos, CDs and other materials about pesticide safety and how to recognize and treat heat related illnesses.

Features a story about a family with a child who was poisoned in the home by pesticides.  Through the family’s encounter with a local clinic and an in-home visit from the neighborhood promotora de salud, the Spanish comic book offers information on what pesticides are, why one should be concerned about pesticide exposures, how to minimize pesticide exposures and how to respond to a pesticide poisoning.  Produced by MCN, CERM, Paso del Norte Health Foundation.


This pesticide comic book targets migrant and seasonal farmworker families to educate parents about children's risks to pesticide exposure and ways to minimize these risks. The latest edition is currently only available Spanish though we are working on releasing an updated version of the comic in English.

We are currently "sold out" of our printed pesticide comic book. We are looking for additional funding. In the meantime, please download an e-copy.

A Spanish language trifold with pesticide safety information.

A Spanish language comic books that explains the dangers of pesticides and offers practical, less toxic approaches to pest control. Produced by the Center for Environmental Resource Management at UTEP.

The educational comic book was developed by Wake Forest University and offers practical preventative tips to keep unwanted pests away from your home.

A comic book produced by the PACE Project. You can also order these for $10 from the Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1084.

Files

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This Community Health Worker manual (English/Spanish) offers information about health risks from pesticide exposure and ways to lessen these risks. It includes useful information and tips to successfully work in the community. 

A step by step educational manual to train outreach workers and promotores de salud about pesticides.  Includes exercises to help workshop participants help parents protect children from pesticide exposure.

http://www.farmworkerjustice.org/sites/default/files/FJ%20Training%20Guide.WorkplaceSafety%20v6%20December%202014.pdf

Bilingual training modules on Asthma, Lead, Pesticides, Water and Sanitation and Popular Education. Produced by Farmworker Justice as part of their Clean Environment for Healthy Kids. Contributing authors include Amy Liebman, Shelley Davis and Virginia Ruiz.

Spanish radio novelas called, Las Historias de Melesio.  With funding from the EPA Region III, MCN partnered with Rural Family Development of the Virginia Council of Churches to produce five radio novelas to promote environmental health information.

Note: All files are .mp3 type. To download and then listen, right-click and select "Save target as..." on the desired link above. To listen inside of the browser without downloading, simply click the desired link.

http://www.wfubmc.edu/Research/Family-Medicine/Pesticide-Promotora.htm

Pesticide educational materials for promotoras and the community. Includes promotora lesson plans and consumer educational materials about pesticide safety and can be purchased from Wake Forest University.

Pesticide and Pregnancy Handout, English and Spanish, from the Wake Forest University School of Medicine.