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Document ID (ISN)108459
CIS number 08-911
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Title Safety and health in the use of agrochemicals: A guide
Original title Agrohimikattardy koldonuudagy ėmgektin koopsuzdugu žana gigienasy: koldonmo [in Kirghiz]
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2006. 81p. Illus. 34 ref. (ar); 101p. Illus. 34 ref. (ky).
Abstract Arabic and Kirghiz translations of a the training manual analysed under CIS 91-792. Contents: safety and health aspects (how dangerous substances enter the body, classification, labelling and identification, safe handling and use, disposal of waste, operational control and use of personal protective equipment); poisoning by agrochemicals, its management and emergency responses (types and symptoms of poisoning and injury, first-aid treatment, role of poison information centres, effects of temperature and fire emergencies); roles and responsibilities of manufacturers, government agencies, retailers, employers, workers and the public; education and training; case histories illustrating accidents resulting from improper use of agrochemicals in developing countries.
Descriptors (primary) ILO; occupational safety and health; agricultural chemicals; training material
Descriptors (secondary) pesticides; labelling; storage; transport of materials; crop protection; fire hazards; first aid; disposal of harmful waste; personal protective equipment; safety and health training; safety guides; safe working methods; poisoning; training manuals; translation; developing countries
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
OSH training