Bookcover of Role of Health and safety programmes conformity with the set standards
Booktitle:

Role of Health and safety programmes conformity with the set standards

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (2016-08-16 )

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ISBN-13:

978-3-659-93230-4

ISBN-10:
3659932302
EAN:
9783659932304
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
This study evaluated the Health and Safety Programs Conformity with the Set Standards Measures in Disaster Risk Reduction Strategy in Selected Kenya's Horticultural Research Institutions. The study noted that the horticultural sub-sector is one of the heaviest consumers of pesticides. Pesticides are widely used for prevention and control of pests, diseases, weeds, fungi and nematodes (WHO, 1986). Given that under the Plant Protection Products Regulation 1107/2009 (pesticides) and Biocidal products Regulation 528/2012 (Biocides) “endocrine disrupting properties” were termed hazard-based. This poses a serious problem for the exposed workers and their employers as these substances are in constant use. The occupational medicine literature highlights the negative health effects associated with the exposure of agricultural workers to pesticides (Hanke and Jurewicz, 2004). The researcher regarded it important to consider various health and safety enablers and how these measures can be managed effectively as strategy in disaster risk reduction. The study noted robust evidence that safe workplaces contribute to sustainable development, which is the key to poverty reduction Health and safety
Publishing house:
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Website:
https://www.lap-publishing.com/
By (author) :
Florence Muchiri, Stanley Omuterema, Edward Neyole
Number of pages:
76
Published at:
2016-08-16
Stock:
Available
Category:
Other
Price:
35.90 €
Keywords:
Disaster, Health, programmes, Reduction, risk, Safety, Strategy

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