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Document ID (ISN)58580
CIS number 92-1072
Year 1984
Convention or series no. CCH Australia 68-010
Title Health (Use of Pesticides) Regulations 1984 [Australia - Victoria]
Bibliographic information In: Australian Industrial Safety, Health and Welfare, CCH Australia Ltd., Cnr. Talavera and Khartoum Roads, Box 230, North Ryde NSW 2113, Australia, Vol.2, 4p. (pages numbered 62,921 - 62,924).
Abstract These regulations were made on 31 July 1984. They provide for: provision and use of protective clothing and equipment; knowledge of signs and symptoms of poisoning or illness due to pesticides and of safety directions on labels; adequate water supply; washing of protective clothing; periodical medical examinations. In the schedules: list of pesticides (with alternative names); protective clothing and equipment to be provided to pesticide workers; first-aid and treatment advice to be given to medical practitioners relating to pesticide poisoning; sample report sheet for the results of medical examinations of pesticide workers.
Descriptors (primary) Australia; toxic substances; pesticides; Victoria
Descriptors (secondary) protective clothing; organophosphorus compounds; symptoms; information of personnel; supply of personal protective equipment; periodic medical examinations; law; list of chemical substances
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceVictoria
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals