|Document ID (ISN)||68413|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1120-2971 - Prevenzione oggi
|Convention or series no.
||Benvenuti F., Spagnoli G.
||Pesticide exposure risks in greenhouse operations
||Definizione dei rischi di esposizione ad antiparassitari nelle lavorazioni e nell'impiego degli stessi nelle coltivazioni in serra [in Italian]|
||Jan.-Mar. 1993, Vol.V, No.1, p.129-152. Illus. 13 ref.
||This study describes the risks of pesticide use in greenhouse agricultural operations. Crop diseases and the chemicals used for their management are reviewed. The TLVs of the most common products are given. Risks of exposure and prevention criteria are discussed, including the re-entry times after pesticide application that are required to avoid hazards to workers. Types of greenhouses in the Italian Lazio region are described. The use of personal protection equipment is recommended together with the adoption of biological solutions in order to reduce exposure to pesticides. Relevant Italian legislation is discussed.
||pesticides; agricultural operations; horticulture; limitation of exposure; personal protective equipment; crop protection
||Italy; comment on law; safety programmes; TLV list
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Italy|
||Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
|Broad subject area(s)