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Document ID (ISN)49697
CIS number 88-941
ISBN(s) 87-7359-230-7
Year 1986
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lander F., Skytthe A., Jeune B.
Title Working environment and health of gardeners
Original title Gartnernes arbejdsmilj° og helbred [in Danish]
Bibliographic information Arbejdsmilj°fondet, Vesterbrogade 69, 1620 K°benhavn V, Denmark, 1986. 44p. Illus. 19 ref.
Abstract A questionnaire survey, mainly of greenhouse workers handling potted plants and flowers, covered: use of protective gloves (38%); occurrence of contact dermatitis (23%); dermatitis (26%); urticaria (11%); eye irritation (isolated cases). Aetiological and protective measures are discussed. There was no higher prevalence of hay fever and asthma than in the general population.
Descriptors (primary) poisoning; horticulture; pesticides
Descriptors (secondary) protective gloves; irritation; questionnaire survey; eczema; urticaria; skin allergies
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agriculture
Agricultural chemicals