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Document ID (ISN)55848
CIS number 91-791
ISBN(s) 0-11-242892-4
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Title Code of practice for the safe use of pesticides on farms and holdings
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1990. 75p. Illus. Price: GBP 5.00.
Abstract Training package containing a code of practice, illustrated leaflets and posters. The Code gives guidance on meeting responsibilities under the Control of Pesticides Regulations 1986, and the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1988 (see CIS 89-1092). Contents: user training and certification; planning and preparation (selecting the right pesticide, assessment of health risks, preventing and controlling exposure, application methods and precautions, safety checks); working with pesticides (use of control measures, dangerous practices, handling pesticide containers, precautions during filling, protection of honey bees, preventing unwanted pesticide drift, monitoring exposure, maintenance of control measures, health surveillance); disposal of pesticide waste (legislation, minimisation of waste, disposal of waste concentrates, containers and packaging); keeping records.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; training material; agriculture; pesticides
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; responsibilities of employers; training manuals; limitation of exposure; hazard evaluation; safety and health training; legislation; determination in air; medical supervision; directive; safe working methods
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Agriculture
Agricultural chemicals