|Document ID (ISN)||105084|
|Convention or series no.
||Workers' response to the use of pesticides in banana production
||La respuesta de los trabajadores al uso de plaguicidas en la producción bananera [in Spanish]|
||Fenacle Nacional, Gayaquil, Rumichaca 2206 y Manabí, Edificio Monterrey, 4to piso oficina 4-5, Quito, Ecuador, ca 2005. 6p. Illus.
||Published by the National Federation of Food Industry Workers, Farmers and Free Indigenous Populations of Ecuador (FENACLE), this leaflet describes eleven actions that banana production workers may adopt for the protection against the risks related to pesticide exposure. These actions include selecting a pesticide with low toxicity, training in correct pesticide use, inclusion of an article on occupational safety and health in collective employment contracts, insisting on compliance with existing legislation and organizing occupational safety and health on the plantations.
||Ecuador; training material; plantations; pesticides
||fumigation; limitation of exposure; safe working methods; data sheet; medical supervision; terms of employment; role of workers' organizations
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||Ecuador|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)