Exposure to dangerous substances in pest control

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The document provides information about the ingredients of biocide products with the aim of supporting risk assessments in relation to working with pest control agents. This information was assessed according to aspects relevant to occupational safety and health and was then compiled in a database. The safety data sheets provided by the manufacturers required different evaluations owing to their quality and information content. The detailed analysis conducted of the active ingredients in pest control agents provides readers with information on which components are classified as harmful, irritants, poisons or skin irritants and which are suspected of being carcinogenic. The information can support employers in carrying out risk assessments.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Neomezeno na určité odvětví
German Statutory Accident Insurance for Health and Welfare Services — BGW
Tasks covered: 
Applying Pesticides
Cleaning or Disinfecting
Hazard - physical state: 
Substance Description: 

Database of biocidal products with specific information on the hazardous active substances included in them.

Účel informačních materiálů: 
Risk assessment
Target group: 
OSH consultant
Safety officers

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