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Encyclopedia of Environmental Control Technology Volume 8: Work Area Hazards

Series: Encyclopedia of Environmental Control Technology Volume: 8

Edited By: Paul N Cheremisinoff


Hardback | Feb 1995 | #41926 | ISBN: 0872013049
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This volume deals with a host of occupational hazards ranging from air quality to toxic chemical spills and medical waste management. Detection and prevention of workplace dangers, safety audits, and personal protective equipment are covered.

The authors are overwhelmingly well-known in their respective fields and speak with the voice of experience. These volumes are recommended as a library reference. (Environment International)


Workplace hazards; preception of risk - why the disparity?; indoor air quality - overview; ventilating indoor air pollution sources; ventilating indoor air pollution as it pertains to hospitals; indoor air quality audits; OSHA and OSHA regulations; workplace emergencies; health and safety audits for industrial facilities; chemical hygiene and safety; personal sampling for air contaminants; detector tubes and pumps; personal protection equipment; air pollution in confined spaces; noise measurement; underground storage tanks; sampling airborne isocyanates; organophosphate poisoning - a clinical perspective; heavy metal pollution problems in remediation sites; heat stress; transportation of hazardous materials; radon in homes - health effects, measurement and controlo; industrial odors - problems and control; effects of acid deposition on vegetation; occupational safety and health in Thailand; pulmonary function in workers exposed to diesel exhaust biomonitoring of human populations exposed to pesticides; medical wastes management; instrumentation for remote water quality monitoring.

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