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Document ID (ISN)57693
CIS number 92-526
ISSN - Serial title 0783-6201 - East African Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Sekimpi D.K.
Title The role of OHS in safe use of pesticides, particularly in developing countries
Bibliographic information Sep. 1991, Vol.1, No.2, p.40-41. Illus. 5 ref.
Abstract A discussion of the role of occupational health services (OHS) during the development, manufacture, transportation, use and disposal of pesticides. Aspects covered include: provision of toxicological data by pesticide developers; provision of health education, environmental and biological monitoring and personal protection for factory workers; controls on the transportation and storage of pesticides; safe methods of pesticide use; the role of legislation, standards and education.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; developing countries; agriculture; pesticides
Descriptors (secondary) transport; safety and health training; safe working methods; pollution control
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUganda
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) OSH in developing countries
Agricultural chemicals