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Document ID (ISN)111888
CIS number 11-0546
Year 2010
Convention or series no. NTP 883
Author(s) Sanz Albert F., Abril Muñoz I., Delgado Cobos P.
Title Plant protection products: Preventive features of application equipment
Original title Productos fitosanitarios: medidas preventivas en los equipos de aplicación [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2010. 8p. Illus. 11 ref.
Internet access NTP_883.pdf [in Spanish]
Abstract The purpose of this technical note is to help select application equipment for plant protection products, aimed at minimizing the risk of exposure to these products. Selection criteria are proposed by application method and type of equipment. Measures that help prevent loss and leakage that may result in product contact with the workers are also considered. Finally, the note discusses proper use, maintenance and cleaning of the equipment.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; pesticide spraying; design of equipment; safety by design; limitation of exposure; agriculture
Descriptors (secondary) selection of equipment; public OSH institutions; data sheet
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
Safety devices