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Document ID (ISN)78006
CIS number 02-307
ISSN - Serial title 1080-3548 - International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Pomorska K.
Title General evaluation of risk associated with the use of pesticides and other chemical substances on animal breeding and plant production farms
Bibliographic information 1999, Vol.5, No.3, p.449-457. 17 ref.
Abstract The general characteristics of chemical risk on farms in Poland are presented. The paper describes the risk associated with the natural occurrence of chemicals (such as ammonia and hydrogen sulfide) in the process of animal breeding and the risk connected with the use of artificial fertilizers and pesticides. Pesticides are briefly described taking into consideration toxicity classes and toxic effects. Exposure to pesticides is presented for individual methods and related activities. Finally, the risk of exposure to pesticides in orchards and greenhouses is discussed.
Descriptors (primary) livestock rearing; pesticides; agriculture; health hazards; chemical products
Descriptors (secondary) Poland; hydrogen sulfide; risk factors; fertilizers; hazard evaluation; ammonia
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvincePoland
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
Livestock rearing
Agriculture