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Glasnik Zaštite Bilja, Vol.36 No.5 November 2013. -

The today’s agricultural production would be unthinkable without the usage of plant protection products. Considering the unwanted short and long term consequences for health which can appear during the usage of pesticides, each information on improper handling can protect the health of workers, but people as well. This paper presents the possible dangers in the usage of pesticides, as well as safety measures which should be applied in order to decrease their harmful influence. It can be concluded from previous researches that while using pesticides many people are at risk Konradsen, 2007. The goal of this paper was to determine causative agents of the unwanted consequences and to educate workers who perform the procedure of plant protection in agricultural production by researching the application of machines for plant protection. Action is needed on national and international level in order to decrease pesticide poisoning as the global health problem.

pesticides; sprayers; air blast sprayers; drift; security

Author: Vlado Kušec - ; Visoko gospodarsko učilište u Križevcima Miomir Stojnović - ; Visoko gospodarsko učilište u Križevcima St

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