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Document ID (ISN)70011
CIS number 97-1938
ISSN - Serial title 0815-6409 - Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Horne M., Laird I.
Title Agrichemical safety and handling information: A users' perspective
Bibliographic information Feb. 1997, Vol.13, No.1, p.19-25. 6 ref.
Abstract A questionnaire survey of 80 New Zealand farmers revealed that little safe handling information on agricultural chemicals, other than that on the product label, was reaching the users. Main findings were an inability to read product labels because of small print or damage, a demand for supplementing product labels with pictograms, and the need for more data on environmental and health risks. The point of purchase, salesperson and product label were the preferred points for transferring advice.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; New Zealand; supply of information; warning notices; labelling
Descriptors (secondary) questionnaire survey
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceNew Zealand
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
Classification and labelling of chemicals