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Acute Pesticide-Related Illnesses Charts
Sentinel Event Notification System for Occupational Risk (SENSOR), SENSOR-Pesticides Database

Acute Pesticide-Related Illnesses charts are based on data from the NIOSH Sentinel Event Notification System for Occupation Risk (SENSOR) Pesticides program, a state-based surveillance program. These charts summarize cases of any acute adverse health effect resulting from exposure to a pesticide product while at work.

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Count of Acute Pesticide-Related Illnesses by State, 1998 - 2011

Source: Sentinel Event Notification System for Occupational Risk (SENSOR), SENSOR-Pesticides Database

Count of Acute Pesticide-Related Illnesses by State, 1998 - 2011


State (a)# of Illness Cases Reported
Arizona49
California3,459
Florida516
Iowa482
Louisiana492
Michigan852
Nebraska27
New Mexico7
New York244
North Carolina180
Oregon288
Texas2,099
Washington1,045

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State participation varies from year to year. See the Elevated Levels by Year chart topic for details.

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Sentinel Event Notification System for Occupational Risk (SENSOR), SENSOR-Pesticides Database
Sentinel Event Notification System for Occupational Risk (SENSOR), SENSOR-Pesticides Database

The mission of the Sentinel Event Notification System for Occupational Risk (SENSOR) program is to build and maintain occupational illness and injury surveillance capacity within state health departments.Under this program, NIOSH provides cooperative agreement funding and technical support to state health departments to conduct surveillance on one or more occupational illnesses or injuries.

For more information see the Pesticide Illness & Injury Surveillance page.

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