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Document ID (ISN)111087
CIS number 10-0605
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Title Training manual on pesticides
Original title Manuel de formation sur les pesticides [in French]
Bibliographic information International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers' Associations (IUF), rampe du Pont-Rouge 8, 1213 Petit-Lancy, Switzerland, ca 2010. 96p. Illus.
Abstract This training manual on safe work in the presence of pesticides is aimed at safety and health trainers working in the agricultural sector in French-speaking West Africa. Contents: general introduction: objectives, expected results and desired impact; information on pesticides; international laws and standards on pesticides; occupational and environmental hazards from pesticides; health hazards from pesticides; improving safety and health when working with pesticides; alternatives to using pesticides; planning training.
Descriptors (primary) Africa; pesticides; training material; limitation of exposure; safe working methods; agriculture; health hazards
Descriptors (secondary) safety and health training; role of workers' organizations; legal aspects; training manuals; developing countries
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals