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Document ID (ISN)22735
CIS number 75-803
ISSN - Serial title Cahiers de notes documentaires - Sécurité et hygiène du travail
Year 1974
Convention or series no.
Title Use of pesticides - Protection of respiratory tract
Original title Emploi des pesticides - Protection des voies respiratoires. [in French]
Bibliographic information 3rd quarter 1974, No.76, Note No.916-76-74, p.413-417. Illus. 1 ref.
Abstract This note warns against the risks inherent in the use of pesticides and the inefficacy or limited service life of certain protective masks. Equipment fitted with filters against specific substances offers effective protection against toxic mists caused by spraying of pesticides. Selection of respiratory protective equipment according to the product employed, the way it is applied, and the conditions of use (protective filters for products used for gassing and for fine powders, self-contained equipment such as masks with fresh air supply or compressed air pipe for work in confined spaces).
Descriptors (primary) pesticides; respirators; crop protection
Descriptors (secondary) evaluation of equipment; self-contained breathing apparatus; data sheet; service life; sorbent filters
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Respiratory protection
Agricultural chemicals