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Document ID (ISN)61337
CIS number 93-1982
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Title Pesticides incidents investigated in 1992/93: A report by Field Operations Division
Bibliographic information Health and Safety Executive, Field Operations Division, Unit B2, Room 813, Daniel House, Trinity Road, Bootle L20 7HE, United Kingdom, 1993. 85p.
Abstract This summary report deals with cases in Great Britain involving acute symptoms following pesticide exposure. Investigations include ill health incidents during ground spraying and other agricultural operations, aerial spraying incidents and complaints, general and environmental complaints and incidents involving non-agricultural use of pesticides. Details provided include activity in progress and chemical being used, number, sex and age of persons involved and a brief summary of the incident or nature of the complaint. Details are also given of enforcement action taken under the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 and the Control of Pesticides Regulations 1986.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; chemical hazards; pesticides; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) poisoning; storage; crop protection; enforcement; environmental pollution; report on investigation; labour inspection; statistics
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals