|Document ID (ISN)||62462|
|Convention or series no.
||IPCS Manual on Pesticide Safety No.053
World Health Organization
||Multilevel course on the safe use of pesticides and on the diagnosis and treatment of pesticide poisoning
||International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS), World Health Organization, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, Feb. 1994. 1 vol. 41 ref. Index.
||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.
||ILO; IPCS; UNEP; training material; pesticides; toxic substances; WHO
||training course; skin absorption; training manuals; glossary; personal protective equipment; medical treatment; first aid
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||ILO; UN; WHO|
||Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
|Broad subject area(s)