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Document ID (ISN)19543
CIS number 73-164
ISSN - Serial title Vern og velferd
Year 1972
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lysebrňte K.
Title Damage to health and protective measures when applying pesticides and herbicides
Original title Yrkesskader og vernetiltak ved bruk av plantevernmidler [in Norwegian]
Bibliographic information 1972, Vol.22, No.3, p.54-59. Illus.
Abstract Following a classification of pesticides and herbicides into danger classes, and after reviewing the various toxic effects (including allergic reactions), the author briefly deals with herbicides (sodium, chlorate, DNOC, etc.), insecticides (pyridine derivatives, nitro compounds, nicotine preparations, chlorinated hydrocarbons, organo-phosphorous compounds) and fungicides (organo-mercury compounds). He sets out rules for the preparation of spray liquids and for their applications, and gives advice on the use of personal protective equipment, personal hygiene and good housekeeping. Other subjects dealt with are the storage of toxic substances, first aid in the case of poisoning, and the protection of the environment when applying pesticides and herbicides.
Descriptors (primary) agriculture; pesticides
Descriptors (secondary) herbicides; 4,6-dinitro-o-cresol; insecticides; fungicides; storage; safe working methods; sodium chlorate; personal hygiene; first aid; personal protective equipment; crop protection
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agriculture
Agricultural chemicals