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Document ID (ISN)49668
CIS number 88-920
ISSN - Serial title 0034-8732 - Prevención
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ramos Antón A.
Title Safety measures in the use of ammonia as a fertiliser in agriculture
Original title Medidas de seguridad para la utilización del amoníaco como fertilizante en la agricultura/Medidas de seguridad para la utilización del amoníaco como fertilizante en la agricultura [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Apr.-June 1987, No.100, p.27-34. Illus. 6 ref.
Abstract Contents of this article written to serve as a guide for farmers concerning the safe use of ammonia as a fertiliser: chemical properties of ammonia; the distribution system for agricultural ammonia in Spain; general recommendations for the safe use of tractors and trailers; instructions for the transfer of ammonia from vacuum tanks to fertiliser spreaders; rules concerning the use of transfer hoses; advice for the safe use of vacuum tanks and fertiliser spreaders; personal protective equipment; emergency measures; first-aid procedures.
Descriptors (primary) ammonia; agriculture; safe working methods; fertilizers
Descriptors (secondary) agricultural chemicals; occupational safety; dangerous substances; personal protective equipment; containers; tractors; first aid; agricultural equipment
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
Agriculture
Inorganic substances