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Document ID (ISN)67268
CIS number 96-1273
Year 1988
Convention or series no. D/1988/2537/23 (fr) D/1988/2537/8 (es)
Title Guidelines for the risk-free transportation of plant-protection products
Original title Normas para el transporte seguro de los plaguicidas [in Spanish]
Directives pour le transport sans risque des produits phytosanitaires [in French]
Bibliographic information International Group of National Associations of Manufacturers of Agrochemical Products (GIFAP), ave. Louise 143, 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium, 1988. 62p. Illus. 6 ref.
Abstract Contents of these guidelines aimed at all those involved in the distribution of plant-protection products. Contents: organization of safe transportation techniques; general considerations (packaging, marking and labelling, extreme climatic conditions, handling - materials and methods); road transport (choice of transport enterprise, selection and training of drivers, protective equipment and clothing, route planning, instructions to drivers); loading and dispatching; emergency procedures (immediate action, first aid, accident handling, fire fighting, cleaning and decontamination). In annex: dispatching check-list; risk symbols; general check-list.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; dangerous substances; training material; transport; road transport; pesticides
Descriptors (secondary) training manuals; emergency organization; safety guides; check lists; hazard identification
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceBelgium
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Road transportation
Agricultural chemicals