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Prospective Investigation of Pesticide Applicators' Health (PIPAH )

Prospective Investigation of Pesticide Applicators' Health (PIPAH )

Initiatives -
Monitor the exposure and health of workers in Great Britain who use pesticides as a part of their job, and to gain a better understanding of the relationship between long-term exposure to pesticides and health. **Contact: PIPAH@hse.gov.uk**
Start Year
2013
Supplementary Information
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3108113/
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dra. Anne-Helen Harding
    Health and Safety Laboratory

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Every 5 years
Supplementary Information
https://www.hsl.gov.uk/media/15979/1611022%20A%20H%20Harding%20PIPAH%202017%20newsletter%20no%20bleed.pdf; HardingA-H, etal. BMJ Open 2017;7:e018212. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018212; https://www.hsl.gov.uk/media/21561/PIPAH%20Study%20Information%20Sheet.pdf

Marker Paper

Leon ME, Beane Freeman LE, Douwes J, et al. AGRICOH: a consortium of agricultural cohorts. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2011;8(5):1341-1357. doi:10.3390/ijerph8051341

PUBMED 21655123

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
5,731
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Study participants are professional pesticide users who are certified in the safe use of pesticides or who were born before 1965 and apply pesticides under ‘grandfather rights’. Overall response rate was 20%; participants are mostly male (98%) and the average age is 54 years

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://www.hsl.gov.uk/resources/major-projects...

Supplementary Information