|Document ID (ISN)||102104|
|Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive
||Pesticide incidents - Report 1 April 2002 - 31 March 2003
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Oct. 2003. 27p. Illus. 9 ref.
||03-1318.pdf [in English]
http://www.hse.gov.uk/fod/pir0203.pdf [in English]
||This report provides information on incidents involving pesticides investigated by the Field Operations Directorate of the UK Health and Safety Executive between 1 April 2002 and 31 March 2003. 215 incidents were reported; 60 complaints alleged ill health, while 155 involved other issues to do with pesticide use. Compared to 2001/2002, there is an increase of 48 incidents; there was also an increase of 9% compared to the average of the previous ten years . Trends in the nature of the incidents and types of pesticides used are presented, and five case studies of specific incidents are summarized.
||occupational accidents; United Kingdom; agriculture; crop protection; environmental pollution; pesticides
||case study; enforcement; statistical trends; report
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
|Broad subject area(s)