Ten recommendations for the safe use of plant protection products

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Lotyšsko
Latvian
2014

Popis

This leaflet gives 10 practical pieces of advice on the safe use of pesticides. These 10 are the following: consulting with an expert, reading the labels, wearing appropiate protection, not eating/drinking/smoking while using pesticides, preparation, spraying, cleaning, hand washing, waste disposal and storage.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
ZEMĚDĚLSTVÍ, LESNICTVÍ A RYBÁŘSTVÍ
Provider: 
Strādā vesels
Tasks covered: 
Applying Pesticides
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Liquids
Nanoparticles (airborne liquids/solids including smoke or mist)
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Ingestion
Inhalation
Ocular (through eyes)
Skin absorption
Substance Description: 

pesticides

Prevention measures: 
Level 1. Substitution
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Training / guidance
Hygiene measures
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Target group: 
Workers

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