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Document ID (ISN)78598
CIS number 02-860
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive
Title Pesticide incidents - Report 2000/01
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Sep. 2001. 27p. Illus. 5 ref. Price: GBP 25.00.
Abstract This report provides information on incidents involving pesticides investigated by the Field Operations Directorate of the Health and Safety Executive between April 2000 and Mars 2001. 170 incidents were investigated, 71 of which alleged ill health. Recent trends in the nature of the incidents and types of pesticides used are presented, and seven case studies of specific incidents are summarized.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; United Kingdom; agriculture and forestry; crop protection; pesticides
Descriptors (secondary) case study; report; statistical trends; pesticide spraying; approval; enforcement; environmental pollution
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