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ID (ISN) del documento30810
Número CIS 79-432
Año 1978
Número de serie
Título Criteria for a recommended standard - Occupational exposure during the manufacture and formulation of pesticides.
Información bibliográfica DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No.78-174, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA, July 1978. 429p. Illus. 343 ref.
Resumen Recommendations are made for the prevention of occupational diseases due to exposure to any of various pesticides. Workplace air limits are not included in this standard, but lists of many pesticides and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and NIOSH limits are given. Other recommendations relate to medical supervision, labelling, personal protection, information of personnel, work and sanitation practices, engineering controls, monitoring and record keeping. The criteria on which the recommendations are based are discussed at some lenght under the following heads: health hazards from exposure in pesticide manufacture and formulation; engineering controls; development of the standard. Research needs are defined and the pesticides are classified into 3 groups: Group I (LD50<50mg/kg) produce acute effects at extremely low doses or serious irreversible changes, Group II (50-500mg/kg) produce acute effects at lower dose levels than Group III (>500mg/kg) which are the least toxic. Methods for biochemical determination of cholinesterase activity in blood are given and useful other information is included in appendices.
Descriptores (primarios) valores umbrales; Estados Unidos; limitación de la exposición; toxicología; pesticidas
Descriptores (secundarios) revisión bibliográfica; directiva; substancias cancerígenas; bienestar de los trabajadores; técnicas de higiene; avisos de alarma; equipo de protección individual; respiradores; investigaciones en el animal; servicios médicos y sanitarios; métodos de trabajo y seguridad; efectos biológicos; dosificación en la sangre; vigilancia médica; eliminación de desechos peligrosos
Tipo de documento F - Notas informativas, directrices prácticas, normas
Tema(s) Sustancias tóxicas y peligrosas
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Occupational exposure limits
Agricultural chemicals