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Document ID (ISN)53271
CIS number 90-266
ISBN(s) 0-11-885406-2
Year 1988
Convention or series no. Guidance Note CS 19
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Storage of approved pesticides: Guidance for farmers and other professional users
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, July 1988. 10p. Illus. 12 ref. Price code: GBP AC.
Abstract This guidance note is intended to help farmers and other professional users (non-agricultural usage of timber and masonry treatment products and of public health insecticides) who are responsible for storing approved pesticides. It should not be used as guidance for the storage of fumigant gases in cylinders (eg. methylbromide, hydrogen cyanide etc.), which should be securely stored in the open air and for the storage of pesticides in circumstances where the quantity stored creates a fire hazard. Content: statutory requirements; criteria for pesticide storage; application of criteria to chests, bins, vaults and cabinets; application of criteria to buildings; other considerations (electrical installation, water sypply, records, first aid); associated facilities (including training of personnel using the pesticide store).
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; chemical hazards; storage; pesticides
Descriptors (secondary) buildings; ventilation; first aid; safety and health training; marking; data sheet; fire protection
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Storage and warehousing
Agricultural chemicals