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Document ID (ISN)107196
CIS number 07-1151
Year 2007
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet AS 29 (rev.3)
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Sheep dipping: Advice for farmers and others involved in dipping sheep
Original title Trochi defaid: Cyngor i ffermwyr ac eraill sy'n ymwneud Ô throchi defaid [in Welsh]
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 3rd ed., July 2007. 16p. Illus. 6 ref.
Internet access http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/as29.pdf [in English]
http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/welsh/as29.pdf [in Welsh]
Abstract Topics covered in this brochure on health protection during sheep dipping: procedure for risk assessment required by the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH, see CIS 03-1023); choice of treatment; design of dip facilities; engineering controls; personal protective equipment; good working practice; disposal of harmful waste; health surveillance. Update of document abstracted under CIS 98-1424.
Descriptors (primary) livestock rearing; pesticides; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; protective clothing; agricultural equipment; respirators; safety by design; notification of occupational diseases; medical supervision; safety guides; safe working methods
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Livestock rearing
Agricultural chemicals