Minimizing occupational exposure to pesticides: Worker safety, industrial viewpoint

  • William H. Beamer
  • Marguerite L. Leng
Conference paper
Part of the Residue Reviews book series (RECT, volume 75)


This paper is intended to provide some viewpoints of the manufacturers of chemical pesticides, although it is realized that no single papelcan adequately represent the views of some 160 manufacturers of almost 1,000 pesticide chemicals and some 35,000 registered products with sales volume in the range of 6 or 7 billion dollars per year.


Occupational Injury Safety Testing Material Safety Data Sheet Specific Pesticide Chronic Feeding 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • William H. Beamer
    • 1
  • Marguerite L. Leng
    • 1
  1. 1.Health and Environmental SciencesThe Dow Chemical CompanyMidlandUSA

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