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Occupational Pesticide Illness Prevention Program

Preventing Illness from Pesticide Drift

airblast-sprayer-orchard-used-by-permission-The-Regents-of-UC-2005Many California workplaces are next to agricultural areas and workers can become ill when pesticides drift after being applied incorrectly.

Workers, employers, health and safety advocates, and researchers can use the following resources to learn about pesticide drift and prevent illness on the job.

Photo: An airblast sprayer applies pesticides to an orchard.
© 2005 The Regents of the University of California. Used by permission.

Fact sheets, booklets, and posters

Journal articles


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