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ID (ISN) del documento108870
Número CIS 08-1384
ISSN - Título de la serie 0303-7657 - Revista brasileira de saúde ocupacional
Año 2007
Número de serie
Autor(es) Veiga M.M., Duarte F.J.C.M., Meirelles L.A., Garrigou A., Baldi I.
Título Contamination by pesticides and personal protective equipment (PPE)
Título original A contaminação por agrotóxicos e os equipamentos de proteção individual (EPIs) [en portugués]
Información bibliográfica July-Dec. 2007, Vol.32, No.116, p.57-68. Illus. 38 ref.
Acceso Internet http://www.fundacentro.gov.br/rbso/BancoAnexos/RBSO%20116%20Ensaio%20Agrotóxicos%20e%20EPIs.pdf [en portugués]
Resumen This study analysed the efficiency of personal protective equipment (PPE) used when mixing and spraying pesticides in Brazilian and French farming. Analysis was based on two case studies: the first concerning a tomato crop located in a small rural community in the Southeast of Brazil; the second, a vineyard in France. The findings showed that PPEs used in both cases did not offer proper protection against pesticides, and sometimes even turned into a source of contamination. The study concludes that PPE by themselves cannot eliminate or neutralize unhealthy conditions related to pesticide use, as law demands. It also shows that PPEs have not always been properly designed, selected, used, maintained, stored and disposed.
Descriptores (primarios) Brasil; Francia; pulverizacion de pesticidas; equipo de protección individual; agricultura; pesticidas
Descriptores (secundarios) consciencia de seguridad; aspectos legales; métodos de trabajo y seguridad; contaminación; selección de los equipos
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaBrasil; Francia
Tema(s) Agricultura, pesca, cría de ganado
Protección individual
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Personal protection
Agricultura
Agricultural chemicals