Newsletter - November 1997Acetylcholinesterase Testing for Pesticide Applications Guidance Document

Guidance for Determining Need for
Acetylcholinesterase Testing for Pesticide Applications

Persons applying pesticides should be referred to Purdue's occupational physician in the following circumstances:

  • Applies organophosphate or carbamate pesticides 3 or more times in any week.
  • Applies organophosphate or carbamate pesticide 2 times per week for 3 consecutive weeks

The physician will determine what tests or examinations are required for each individual.

Contact your Business Office for a Form 89 "Request for Occupational Medical Services."  For additional information or instruction contact Heath Bentley .