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Document ID (ISN)33481
CIS number 80-811
ISBN(s) 92-2-101974-8
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Title Guide to health and hygiene in agricultural work.
Bibliographic information International Labour Offce, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1979. 309p. Illus. Price: CHF 27.50.
Abstract This guide provides a wide spectrum of information on agricultural health hazards and their prevention. While focusing the problems of developing countries, it also deals with issues of concern to industrialised countries. Contents: living conditions and environmental hygiene (housing, farm buildings, water supply, manure and sewage, environmental health, food sanitation); occupational physiology and ergonomics; prevention and management of occupational pesticide poisoning; occupational diseases; zoonoses, infectious and parasitic diseases; occupational health services and medical inspection of labour.
Descriptors (primary) occupational hygiene; agriculture; ILO
Descriptors (secondary) climate; plant safety and health organization; parasitic diseases; venoms; zoonoses; byssinosis; pesticides; infectious diseases; occupational physiology; bagassosis; farmer's lung; skin diseases; ergonomics; sewage; buildings; bites; accommodation; food contamination; water supply
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Zoonoses
Bacterial and parasitic diseases