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Document ID (ISN)65524
CIS number 95-2020
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Matarrita L., Dehaney I., Aguilar L.
Title The safe handling of pesticides in the home - Instructor's manual
Original title Manejo seguro de plaguicidas en el hogar - Manual instructores [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Cámara Insumos Agropecuarios, Apdo.:691 - 2150 Moravia, San José, Costa Rica, 1993. 129p. Illus. 12 ref.
Abstract Teacher's manual for a 6-day course on pesticide safety. The course is aimed primarily at housewives responsible for the application of pesticides in agricultural households. Main topics covered: role of women as household managers in the handling of pesticides; storage and labelling of pesticides; preventive measures; use and cleaning of protective clothing; pesticide poisoning and first-aid measures; household pests and their control. Glossary.
Descriptors (primary) Costa Rica; training material; toxic substances; pesticides
Descriptors (secondary) protective clothing; training course; storage; glossary; warning notices; first aid; women; training manuals
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceCosta Rica
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
OSH training