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Document ID (ISN)68413
CIS number 97-195
ISSN - Serial title 1120-2971 - Prevenzione oggi
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Benvenuti F., Spagnoli G.
Title Pesticide exposure risks in greenhouse operations
Original title Definizione dei rischi di esposizione ad antiparassitari nelle lavorazioni e nell'impiego degli stessi nelle coltivazioni in serra [in Italian]
Bibliographic information Jan.-Mar. 1993, Vol.V, No.1, p.129-152. Illus. 13 ref.
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) pesticides; agricultural operations; horticulture; limitation of exposure; personal protective equipment; crop protection
Descriptors (secondary) Italy; comment on law; safety programmes; TLV list
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceItaly
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Personal protection
Agricultural chemicals