Publisher description for Agrochemical and pesticide safety handbook / Michael F. Waxman.

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Worldwide, there are a vast array of agricultural pesticides and chemicals used to eliminate pests and to protect health, food, and fiber. The safe handling, usage, and disposal of these chemicals and pesticides is of vital importance. The Agrochemical and Pesticides Safety Handbook serves as a field resource on the hazards of these pesticides and chemicals. Providing information on more than 500 pesticides and 100 agricultural chemicals, this informative handbook guides the reader in selecting proper respiratory protection, chemical protective clothing, and storage methods. The text also instructs users on proper response procedures for fires, spills, and other incidents involving these chemicals.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Pesticides -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Agricultural chemicals -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Pesticides -- Safety measures -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Agricultural chemicals -- Safety measures -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.