The Pesticide Handlers Exposure Database (PHED): Regulatory Overview
The Pesticide Handlers Exposure Database (PHED) has been developed by the PHED Task Force in response to a NACA committee proposal that was originally presented at a 1984 American Chemical Society meeting (Hackathorn and Eberhart 1985) and further discussed in Eberhart et al., (1988). The proposal was to develop a publicly available generic database for estimating applicator exposure. The Task Force consists of representatives from Health Canada, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA), and the National Agricultural Chemicals Association (NACA). PHED contains exposure and related data for a large number of workers engaged in mixing/loading and applying pesticide.
KeywordsExposure Assessment Exposure Data Personal Protective Equipment Pesticide Exposure Surrogate Data
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