Free Social Media Toolkit: Protecting Farmworkers From Pesticide Exposure

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Wash before you hug or pick up your children.How can you encourage farmworkers and their families to use practices that minimize the risk of pesticide exposure? The Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative (PERC) has created a collection of 17 high-resolution images for posting on social media to promote pesticide safety among farmworkers and their families. The images are available in English and Spanish. Please visit the PERC website to download the images and gain ideas for promoting pesticide safety among our farming communities.

Wash your hands regularly to protect from pesticide and virus exposure.Check for posted pesticide application information to find out whether it's safe to enter a field.

This kit was produced with support from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative (Cooperative Agreement #X8-83616301), and the Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs (Cooperative Agreement #X8-83237601). The text was reviewed for accuracy by EPA personnel, but it does not necessarily reflect the views of the EPA. If you are interested in modifying the images before sharing, please contact us at