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ID (ISN) del documento31556
Número CIS 79-1123
Año 1978
Número de serie
Autor(es) Van Nijnatten P.W.A.
Título Report on an investigation of the use of hydrocyanic acid in greenhouses and related health aspects
Título original Rapport inzake een onderzoek naar het gebruik van blauwzuur in de glastuinbouw en de veiligheidsaspecten daarbij [en holandés]
Información bibliográfica Arbeidsinspectie, Directoraat-Generaal van de Arbeid, Balen van Andelplein 2, 2273 KH Voorburg, Netherlands, Oct. 1978. 55p. 8 ref. Gratis.
Resumen Report of an investigation carried out in 1977, covering 548 horticultural workers, whose predominant production was tomatoes and cucumbers grown in glasshouses. Contents: historical background of use of cyanides; invasion on a vast scale in 1971 by aleyrodid (greenhouse whitefly) and enormous financial loss due to lack of appropriate insecticides; investigation report; results (rates of use of hydrocyanic acid, uses, stocks kept in small enterprises, mode of application, packaging, storage methods, biological insect control using natural enemies); respiratory tract protection (wet handkerchief, masks covering the mouth and nose, full face masks, purchase of new masks, repeated use, problems of filter cartridges, reasons why unsuitable cartridges are sometimes selected, upkeep and storage of masks and facepieces). The report emphasises the necessity for providing better information for market gardeners.
Descriptores (primarios) ácido cianhídrico; insecticidas; horticultura; respiradores; protección de los cultivos
Descriptores (secundarios) Países Bajos; informe; insectos; historia; investigación de higiene del trabajo; mantenimiento preventivo; gases 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
Respiratory protection
Agricultura
Inorganic substances