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  • AS 2507-1984

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    The storage and handling of pesticides

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Superseded date:  30-06-2017

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1984

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 2507-1984 THE STORAGE AND HANDLING OF PESTICIDES
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - SECTION 1. SCOPE AND GENERAL
    6 - 1.1 SCOPE.
    6 - 1.2 APPLICATION.
    6 - 1.3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS.
    6 - 1.4 DEFINITION.
    7 - 1.5 DESCRIPTION OF CLASS OF GOODS
    7 - 1.5.1 Physical Form
    7 - 1.5.2 Properties
    8 - SECTION 2. CLASSIFICATION AND IDENTIFICATION
    8 - 2.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
    8 - 2.2 CLASSIFICATION
    8 - 2.3 IDENTIFICATION
    8 - 2.3.1 Class Labels
    8 - 2.3.2 Package Identification
    11 - SECTION 3. STORAGE INSTALLATIONS
    11 - 3.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
    11 - 3.2 LOCATION OF STORE
    11 - 3.3 TYPE OF STORAGE
    11 - 3.4 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    11 - 3.4.1 General
    11 - 3.4.2 Storage of Flammables
    11 - 3.4.3 Construction and Ancillaries
    12 - SECTION 4. PERSONNEL SAFETY
    12 - 4.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
    12 - 4.2 EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION
    12 - 4.3 POISIONING HAZARDS
    12 - 4.4 PERSONAL HYGIENE
    12 - 4.5 FIRST AID
    12 - 4.5.1 General
    12 - 4.5.2 First-aid Kit
    13 - 4.6 PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
    13 - 4.6.1 General
    13 - 4.6.2 Cleaning and Maintenance of Protective Equipment and Clothing
    14 - SECTION 5. FIRE PROTECTION
    14 - 5.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
    14 - 5.2 CONSIDERATIONS
    14 - 5.2.1 General
    14 - 5.2.2 Drainage
    14 - 5.3 COOPERATION WITH FIRE AUTHORITY
    14 - 5.4 EQUIPMENT
    14 - 5.5 ACTION IN THE EVENT OF FIRE
    14 - 5.6 CLEAN-UP
    14 - 5.7 FIRES IN ADJOINING OR ADJACENT PREMISES
    15 - SECTION 6. OPERATING AND HOUSEKEEPING
    15 - 6.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
    15 - 6.2 JOB KNOWLEDGE
    15 - 6.2.1 General
    15 - 6.2.2 Training
    15 - 6.3 GENERAL PRECAUTIONS
    15 - 6.3.1 Equipment
    15 - 6.3.2 Restricted Entry
    15 - 6.3.3 Restricted Storage
    15 - 6.3.4 Construction and Maintenance Work.
    15 - 6.4 HANDLING OF PACKAGES
    15 - 6.4.1 Protective Clothing and Equipment
    16 - 6.4.2 Segregation
    16 - 6.4.3 Stock Rotation
    16 - 6.4.4 Labelling.
    16 - 6.4.5 Inspection for Damage and Leakage
    16 - 6.4.6 Decanting
    16 - 6.5 HOUSEKEEPING
    16 - 6.5.1 Site Upkeep
    16 - 6.5.2 Leakage and Spillage
    16 - 6.5.2.1 General
    16 - 6.5.2.2 Hazards
    16 - 6.5.2.3 Equipment
    16 - 6.5.2.4 Action in the event of leakage or spill
    16 - 6.5.2.5 Leakage of liquids
    17 - 6.5.2.6 Spillage of solids
    17 - 6.5.2.7 Disposal drum
    17 - 6.5.2.8 Decanting from leaking containers
    18 - SECTION 7. WASTE DISPOSAL
    18 - 7.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
    18 - 7.2 ITEMS FOR DISPOSAL
    18 - 7.3 DISPOSAL
    18 - 7.3.1 General
    18 - 7.3.2 Burial Preparation
    18 - 7.3.3 Burial Method

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    Provides guidance for the safe storage and handling of pesticides in warehouses, stores and depots. Classification, labelling and identification requirements of pesticides are described and advice is included on storage installations, fire precautions, protection of personnel and operating procedures including the eventual disposal of wastes.

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    This standard sets out requirements, procedures and precautions designed to promote safety of persons and property associated with the storage and handling of pesticides. It does not deal with the use of pesticides.

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    Committee CH-009
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note See also AS 2507-1998
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    Under Revision See DR 96227

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