|Document ID (ISN)||51843|
|Convention or series no.
||Guidance Note MS 17
Health and Safety Executive
||Biological monitoring of workers exposed to organo-phosphorus pesticides
||HMSO Publication Centre, P.O. Box 276, London, SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, Oct. 1987. 4p. 5 ref.
||This is a further revision of Guidance Note MS 17, originally published in 1981 (see CIS 81-798) and revised in 1986. It contains a brief roundup of information on organo-phosphorus pesticides; potential occupational sources of exposure (manufacture and packaging; transport, storage and distribution; application and use; handling used containers e.g. scrap recovery); routes of absorption; biological effects; clinical manifestations of organo-phosphorus poisoning; measurement of cholinesterase activity as an index of organo-phosphorus uptake and effect; biological monitoring; electro-physiological monitoring; emergency treatment.
||United Kingdom; exposure tests; pesticides; organophosphorus compounds
||emergency treatment; agriculture; data sheet; pesticide production; medical supervision; biological effects
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
||Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
|Broad subject area(s)