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Document ID (ISN)19985
CIS number 72-2210
Year 1972
Convention or series no. Arbeidsinspectie P 42
Title Safe use of pesticides in agriculture and horticulture
Original title Veilig werken met bestrijdingsmiddelen in de land- en tuinbouw [in Dutch]
Bibliographic information Arbeidsinspectie, Directoraat Generaal van de Arbeid, Voorburg, Netherlands, 4th ed., 1972. 12p. Illus.
Abstract Advice on the safe use of pesticides and the prevention of health damage. Sections are devoted to: approval requirements; causes of poisoning and skin lesions; personal protective equipment (respiratory protective equipment and its maintenance, protective clothing, etc.); rules for pesticide use; intoxication signs and symptoms, and first aid (including details on organophosphorus compounds, dinitro compounds, organomercury compounds, dithiocarbamates, sodium arsenite, chlorinated hydrocarbons, etc.); storage of pesticides on the user's premises; miscellaneous regulations; list of relevant Netherlands regulations.
Descriptors (primary) Netherlands; pesticides; horticulture; agriculture; toxicology
Descriptors (secondary) skin diseases; storage; directive; personal protective equipment; legislation; first aid
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Agriculture
Agricultural chemicals