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Regulating Agricultural chemicals: limitations of the status quo

Gunningham, Neil; Healy, Patricia

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The OHS implications of the use and misuse of pesticides are serious, but the current regulatory and policy regime fails to adequately engage with them on a number of levels. The complex statutory regime and institutional arrangements are inconsistent, and sometimes inappropriate and confusing, and credible enforcement of safety requirements is minimal. Agriculture may be a special case in that the tripartite, workplace focus of the State OHS statutes does not satisfactorily accommodate its...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/87581
Source: Journal of Occupational Health and Safety: Australia and New Zealand

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