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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: [health Protection For Rural Workers: The Need To Standardize Techniques For Quantifying Dermal Exposure To Pesticides].
Author: Selmi, Giuliana da Fontoura Rodrigues
Trapé, Angelo Zanaga
Abstract: Quantification of dermal exposure to pesticides in rural workers, used in risk assessment, can be performed with different techniques such as patches or whole body evaluation. However, the wide variety of methods can jeopardize the process by producing disparate results, depending on the principles in sample collection. A critical review was thus performed on the main techniques for quantifying dermal exposure, calling attention to this issue and the need to establish a single methodology for quantification of dermal exposure in rural workers. Such harmonization of different techniques should help achieve safer and healthier working conditions. Techniques that can provide reliable exposure data are an essential first step towards avoiding harm to workers' health.
Subject: Agricultural Workers' Diseases
Clinical Laboratory Techniques
Environmental Monitoring
Occupational Exposure
Occupational Health
Risk Assessment
Rural Population
Skin Absorption
Rights: aberto
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Date Issue: 2014
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