|Document ID (ISN)||109315|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1351-0711 - Occupational and Environmental Medicine
|Convention or series no.
||MacFarlane E., Benke G., Goddard D., Sim M.
||Urban pest control operators in Australia
||June 2007, Vol.64, No.6, p.422-427. Illus. 16 ref.
||09-0342.pdf [in English]
||This article describes the occupational tasks of domestic and commercial pest control operators in Australia, the hazards they face and the appropriate preventive measures. Contents: tasks of the job; hazards of the job and in the workplace; measures to protect workers (protective clothing, respirators, measures related to pesticides, physical hazards and biological hazards, training and qualification of workers).
||fumigation; Australia; pesticides; insecticides; pesticide spraying; premises; limitation of exposure; safe working methods; buildings
||protective clothing; safety and health training; organophosphorus compounds; pyrethroids; carbamates; fumigants; work posture; musculoskeletal diseases; ergonomics; exposure evaluation; respirators; biological hazards; vaccination; physical hazards; tetanus
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Australia|
||Commerce, services, offices
Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
Industries and occupations
||Bacterial and parasitic diseases