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  1. Pest control in public institutions.

    Article, Communication - En anglais

    International Symposium on Health Aspects of Environmental and Occupational Pesticide Exposure. Düsseldorf, DEU, 1998/09/28.

    After the spraying of insecticides against cockroaches in a kindergarten insecticide residues were detected over several months in spite of extensive decontamination.

    This prompted measurements in a home for asylum seekers, where insect pests had been controlled regularly by a commercial firm ; here the presence of various biocides was demonstrated.

    As the insecticides could not be sufficiently decontaminated, the further administration was discontinued and instead cockroach traps and baits were set up.

    This alternative method which was well accepted by the inhabitants of the home as well as the administrative staff was subsequently successfully employed in other public institutions, e.g. a school and another kindergarten.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Pollution intérieur, Résidu, Pesticide, Insecticide, Bâtiment public, Allemagne, Europe, Garderie enfant, Ecole, Hospice, Méthode alternative, Lutte sanitaire

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Indoor pollution, Residue, Pesticides, Insecticide, Public building, Germany, Europe, Day care center, School, Asylum, Alternative method, Sanitary control

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0393712

    Code Inist : 002B30A02C. Création : 22/03/2000.