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Document ID (ISN)101092
CIS number 03-305
ISSN - Serial title 1237-0843 - Asian-Pacific Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Somavía J., He F., Chen S., Nguyen A.N., Dang Q.N., Saiyed H.N., Bhatnagar V.K., Kashyap R., Maroni M., Colosio C., Fait A., Visentin S., Kangas J., Tuomainen A., Lehtinen S., Fulekar M.H.
Title Pesticides
Bibliographic information Dec. 1999, Vol.6, No.3, p.59-83 (whole issue). Illus. 77 ref.
Abstract This issue is primarily devoted to the theme of pesticides. Contents: health effects of pesticide exposure and approaches to prevention; good practices in the use of pesticides in agricultural production; impact of pesticide use in India; health effects of occupational exposure to pesticides in developing countries and strategies for prevention; occupational exposure and biological monitoring of pesticides. Other topic: problems relating to the import of hazardous wastes and their handling in ports in India.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; Asia; agriculture; pesticides
Descriptors (secondary) India; disposal of harmful waste; ILO; toxic substances; developing countries; industrial waste; safe working methods; exposure tests; harbours
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSwitzerland; China; Finland; ILO; India; Italy; Viet Nam
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agriculture
Agricultural chemicals