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Chemicals in agricultural use.

Authors
Mick-DL
Source
Conference on agricultural health and safety, proceedings of a symposium, September 4-5, 1974, Iowa City, Iowa. Berry CM, Beard R, Finklea J, Lloyd W, eds. New York: Society for Occupational and Environmental Health, 1975 Jul; :33-37
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NIOSHTIC No.
00069920
Abstract
The question of who determines the use of chemicals in agriculture, and the influences acting on this determination, are discussed. One conclusion presented is that the final decision on the use of pesticides must be made by those governmental agencies with the statutory responsibility for public health and for pesticide registration. The possibility that some problems may have no technical solution is considered and the disadvantages of relying on experts solely and as final judges are exemplified in a case of regulations on pesticide application. By taking notice of statements from involved parties, the regulation in question was reworded to produce an acceptable and workable statement.
Keywords
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-099-74-0098; Agricultural-workers; Agricultural-chemicals; Safety-regulations; Legislation; Decision-making; Environment; Environmental-health
Publication Date
19750701
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Editors
Berry-CM; Beard-R; Finklea-J; Lloyd-W
Funding Type
Contract
Fiscal Year
1975
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Contract-099-74-0098
Source Name
Conference on agricultural health and safety, proceedings of a symposium, September 4-5, 1974, Iowa City, Iowa
State
IA; NY
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