C Wesseling

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Unintentional fatal paraquat poisonings among agricultural workers in Costa Rica: report of 15 cases
    C Wesseling
    Pesticide Program, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica
    Am J Ind Med 32:433-41. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Time trends of occupational pesticide-related injuries in Costa Rica, 1982-1992
    C Wesseling
    Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances IRET, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica
    Int J Occup Environ Health 7:1-6. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Pesticide-related illness and injuries among banana workers in Costa Rica: a comparison between 1993 and 1996
    C Wesseling
    Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances IRET, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica
    Int J Occup Environ Health 7:90-7. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Hazardous pesticides in Central America
    C Wesseling
    Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances IRET, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica
    Int J Occup Environ Health 7:287-94. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Paraquat in developing countries
    C Wesseling
    Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances IRET, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica
    Int J Occup Environ Health 7:275-86. 2001

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint Unintentional fatal paraquat poisonings among agricultural workers in Costa Rica: report of 15 cases
    C Wesseling
    Pesticide Program, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica
    Am J Ind Med 32:433-41. 1997
    ..The findings suggest that paraquat may cause fatal poisonings by ingestion of small amounts, by dermal absorption of diluted paraquat, and possibly by inhalation. More conclusive studies are warranted...
  2. ncbi request reprint Time trends of occupational pesticide-related injuries in Costa Rica, 1982-1992
    C Wesseling
    Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances IRET, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica
    Int J Occup Environ Health 7:1-6. 2001
    ..Such policies need to be extended to other pesticides to prevent less life threatening but often disabling skin and eye injuries...
  3. ncbi request reprint Pesticide-related illness and injuries among banana workers in Costa Rica: a comparison between 1993 and 1996
    C Wesseling
    Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances IRET, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica
    Int J Occup Environ Health 7:90-7. 2001
    ..The decrease of topical injuries may be partly explained by improved work conditions, but possible underreporting hinders interpretation. Pesticide-related illness on banana plantations is a persistent problem...
  4. ncbi request reprint Hazardous pesticides in Central America
    C Wesseling
    Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances IRET, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica
    Int J Occup Environ Health 7:287-94. 2001
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Paraquat in developing countries
    C Wesseling
    Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances IRET, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica
    Int J Occup Environ Health 7:275-86. 2001
    ..Independent risk assessment in the developing-country context and application of the precautionary principle are necessary to prevent adverse effects of dangerous pesticides in susceptible populations...