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Main Title Proceedings of the National Conference on Protective Clothing and Safety Equipment for Pesticide Workers Held in Atlanta, Georgia, May 1-2, 1972.
CORP Author Federal Working Group on Pest Management, Rockville, Md.
Year Published 1972
Report Number FWGPM-72-3;
Stock Number PB-239 799
Additional Subjects Pesticides ; Industrial hygiene ; Personnel ; Protective clothing ; Protective masks ; Industrial atmospheres ; Safety devices ; Dust control ; Ventilation ; Materials handling ; Accidents ; Safety engineering ; Meetings ; Warehouses ; Storage ; Transportation ;
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NTIS  PB-239 799 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
Collation 170p
Abstract
The report presents papers concerning safety and hygiene in the pesticide industry. Topics include: Effects of different kinds of pesticide exposures on man as determined through laboratory testing; protection of individuals who mix or apply pesticides in the field; protective clothing, goggles, gloves and foot coverings-their value during handling and use of pesticides; effectiveness of respirators and similar gear for protection against inhaling pesticides; ventilation and dust control systems to protect workers in enclosed areas; innovations in pesticide application equipment that protect workers from exposure to pesticides; and where protective clothing and safety equipment must be available; occupational health and safety standards that apply to pesticide exposure situations, regulations governing hazardous chemicals in loading and transportation operations, rules for workers in warehouses, attitudes and practices of pesticide applicators; pesticide worker accidents; acceptance of safety programs; and concern of the Federal Government. Eight recommendations for Federal interdepartmental action were made by the Safety Panel.