Safety in the use of pesticides

M Sallam, S H el-Ghawaby

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The need for coordination between the Egyptian Ministries of Agriculture, Health, and Manpower in order to reduce the potential hazards from pesticides is discussed. A consolidated code of safety regulations is required for the handling and use of pesticides. Regular updates of the regulations to reflect changes in techniques or information is required. Precise evaluation of environmental exposures must be made. Finally, efforts must be made to develop the proper safety attitude in each individual.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)677-81
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of environmental science and health. Part. B, Pesticides, food contaminants, and agricultural wastes
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1980


  • Egypt
  • Environmental Exposure
  • Legislation as Topic
  • Male
  • Pesticides/standards
  • Safety


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