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Chemicals in agriculture

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At present, a wide range of plant protection products are used in agriculture: herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, zoocides, acaricides, etc., commonly referred to as pesticides and designed to fight unwanted organisms. Plant protection products pose the greatest risk to the health of people who are in direct contact with them during work. When preparing or spraying a pesticide solution, the chemical product may enter the skin or mouth, and may cause inhalation of vapors, gases, fumes or aerosols. This document gives information on how to minise the risks from pesticides.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
MEZŐGAZDASÁG, ERDŐGAZDÁLKODÁS, HALÁSZAT
Provider: 
Labour Inspectorate
Tasks covered: 
Applying Pesticides
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Gases
Vapours
Substance Description: 

 Pesticides

Prevention measures: 
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Training / guidance
Hygiene measures
Purpose of the material: 
General information
Target group: 
Employers
Safety officers
Workers representatives

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