|Document ID (ISN)||77489|
|Convention or series no.
||Safety and health in the use of agrochemicals: A guide
||Guía sobre seguridad y salud en el use de productos agroquímicos [in Spanish]|
||ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1993. xi, 89p. Illus. 13 ref. Price: CHF 25.00.
||Spanish translation of a the publication analysed under CIS 91-792. Contents of this training manual, aimed primarily at workers in developing countries: safety and health aspects (how dangerous substances enter the body, classification, labelling and identification, safe handling and use, disposal of waste, operational control and use of personal protective equipment); poisoning by agrochemicals, its management and emergency responses (types and symptoms of poisoning and injury, first-aid treatment, role of poison information centres, effects of temperature and fire emergencies); roles and responsibilities of manufacturers, government agencies, retailers, employers, workers and the public; education and training; case histories illustrating accidents resulting from improper use of agrochemicals in developing countries.
||agricultural chemicals; training material; ILO; occupational safety and health
||poisoning; safety guides; fire hazards; pesticides; transport of materials; labelling; storage; crop protection; training manuals; first aid; personal protective equipment; safe working methods; translation; developing countries; glossary; safety and health training; disposal of harmful waste
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||ILO|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)