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Document ID (ISN)76363
CIS number 01-509
Year 2000
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet C30
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Pesticide incidents - Report 1999/2000
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Sep. 2000. 25p. Illus. 5 ref.
Abstract This report provides information on incidents involving pesticides investigated by the Field Operations Directorate of the UK Health and Safety Executive between April 1999 and March 2000. 254 incidents were investigated; 83 of these alleged ill health, while 171 environmental and other complaints did not allege ill health. Trends in the nature of the incidents and types of pesticides used are presented, and 7 case studies of specific incidents are summarized.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; crop protection; pesticides; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) case study; report; enforcement; environmental pollution; statistical trends
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals