Guide to health and hygiene in agricultural work

Provides information on occupational accidents, occupational safety, living conditions, environmental hygiene, pesticide poisoning, occupational diseases, ergonomics problems, organization of occupational health services and medical inspection for agricultural workers.

Code of practice | 01 January 1979
This guide provides a wide spectrum of information on agricultural health hazards and their prevention. While focusing the problems of developing countries, it also deals with issues of concern to industrialised countries. Contents: living conditions and environmental hygiene (housing, farm buildings, water supply, manure and sewage, environmental health, food sanitation); occupational physiology and ergonomics; prevention and management of occupational pesticide poisoning; occupational diseases; zoonoses, infectious and parasitic diseases; occupational health services and medical inspection of labour. Contains graphs and illustrations.