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Document ID (ISN)107227
CIS number 07-1089
ISBN(s) 92-2-107006-9
Year 1989
Convention or series no. SEC-HYG/1988/01
Title Case studies on the impact of mechanisation and the use of chemicals on safety and health in agriculture
Bibliographic information International Labour Office, Working Conditions and Environment Department, Occupational Safety and Health Branch, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, Jan. 1989. 257p. Bibl.ref.
Abstract These case studies were developed in ten countries in Africa and Asia with a view to identifying the problems and orienting national and international action. The general outline of each monograph is as follows: agricultural workforce; agricultural products; traditional work practices; modern work practices with special regard to machinery and agrochemicals; existing infrastructure for the provision of advice on the use of machinery and agrochemicals; hazards and injuries; safety and health practice; conclusions on the need for preventive action.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; ILO; agriculture; agricultural equipment; mechanization
Descriptors (secondary) Indonesia; India; livestock rearing; Burkina Faso; Côte d'Ivoire; Cameroon; supply of information; Pakistan; Tanzania, United Republic of; case study; Angola; crop farming; Kenya
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Chemical safety
Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Agriculture
Agricultural chemicals