Manual for safe handling and use of plant protection products

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Chorvatsko
English
Croatian
2015

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Comprehensive manual for safe use of pesticides that includes separate chapter on hazards and risks of plant protection products. It is aimed at farmers and residents in agricultural areas. The guide covers general definition of types of human exposure to pesticides, acute and chronic poisoning symptoms and first aid measures. There is also a detailed description of risk mitigation measures including use and limitations of personal protective equipments. English version is available.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Rostlinná a živočišná výroba, myslivost a související činnosti
Provider: 
Ministry of Agriculture
Tasks covered: 
Applying Pesticides
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Dusts
Gases
Liquids
Vapours
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Skin sensitisers
Asthmagens
Neurotoxic substances
Irritants
Toxic substances
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Inhalation
Ocular (through eyes)
Skin absorption
Prevention measures: 
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Training / guidance
Hygiene measures
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
REACH or CLP related
Training
Target group: 
Employers
Policy makers
Safety officers
Trainees
Trainers
Workers

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