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Document ID (ISN)62462
CIS number 94-843
Year 1994
Convention or series no. IPCS Manual on Pesticide Safety No.053 WHO/PCS/94.3
Author(s)
World Health Organization
Title Multilevel course on the safe use of pesticides and on the diagnosis and treatment of pesticide poisoning
Bibliographic information International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS), World Health Organization, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, Feb. 1994. 1 vol. 41 ref. Index.
Abstract Modular training manual aimed at those who manufacture or formulate chemical pesticides, as well as at doctors, health-care and first-aid personnel, public interest groups and trainers themselves. The modules are not meant to be read to or by participants of training courses - rather, their contents are meant to be adapted by trainers to the needs of those taking the course. Modules are presented at a basic, intermediate and advanced/technical level. Main topics covered: absorption and effects of pesticides; personal protection; protection of others; chemical types and modes of action of pesticides; first-aid and medical treatment of pesticide poisoning; other related subjects. Course evaluation. Glossary.
Descriptors (primary) ILO; IPCS; UNEP; training material; pesticides; toxic substances; WHO
Descriptors (secondary) training course; skin absorption; training manuals; glossary; personal protective equipment; medical treatment; first aid
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceILO; UN; WHO
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
OSH training