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ID (ISN) del documento24817
Número CIS 76-816
Año 1974
Número de serie
Título Occupational exposure to pesticides - Report to the Federal Working Group on Best Management from the Task Group on Occupational Exposure to Pesticides.
Información bibliográfica University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA, 1974. 155p. Illus. 176 ref.
Resumen This report covers the extent and severity of the organophosphorus residue problem in the USA, identifies areas in which information is unavailable, and recommends guidelines for research required to obtain the data. The chapters in Part A (Overview of organophosphates and farm worker health) are: organophosphorus pesticide usage, population at risk, recognised reentry related pesticide illnesses, pesticide legislation and administrative regulations, approaches to reducing organophosphorus residues, basic strategies for protecting farm workers from pesticide residues, alternative methods for establishing worker reentry periods, and worker reentry studies conducted to date. Part B (Standardised worker reentry research) includes: general methodological considerations, experimental design, and medico-ethical considerations in pesticide reentry studies. Appendices include cholinesterase-inhibiting organophosphorus pesticides, absorption of pesticides through the skin of man, removal of dislodgeable residues from citrus by washing, statistical procedures and details, and recommended methods for cholinesterase assay.
Descriptores (primarios) Estados Unidos; compuestos organofosforados; agricultura; protección de los cultivos; pesticidas
Descriptores (secundarios) vigilancia de la colinesterasa; vigilancia médica; cultivos de algodón; informe; insecticidas; absorción cutánea; recogida de frutas; estadísticas; limitación de la exposición; aspectos económicos; riesgos para la salud; cultivo de tabaco; viticultura; investigación; legislación; efectos tóxicos
Tipo de documento E - Libros, informes, actas
Tema(s) Agricultura, pesca, cría de ganado
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Agricultural chemicals
Cuestiones éticas
Agricultura