Record Display for the EPA National Library CatalogRECORD NUMBER: 35 OF 40
|Main Title||Safety in the Use of Pesticides.|
|Author||Wolfe, Homer R. ; Durham., William F. ;|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Wenatchee, Wash. Field Studies Section.|
|Stock Number||PB-277 659|
|Additional Subjects||Pesticides ; Industrial hygiene ; Hazards ; Toxic diseases ; Insecticides ; Safety engineering ; Industrial medicine ; Toxicity ; Toxicology ; Therapy ; Preventive medicine ; Recommendations ; Atmosphere contamination control ; Accident prevention ; Protective clothing ; Protection ; Lethal dosage ; Signs and symptoms ; Occupational diseases ; Reprints ; Toxic substances ; Occupational safety and health|
Any worker who might become involved in the handling of pesticides should not only be well informed about the effectiveness of various chemicals in control of insects, weeds, fungi, and other pests, but also he should be well acquainted with the potential health hazards involved in the use of these materials. The following information concerning the toxicity of the more widely used pesticides, as well as some suggested precautions to follow when using such compounds, should be helpful to anyone working with pesticides.