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Public Health Impacts of Hazardous Waste: Hazard, Health Effects, Equity, and Communication Issues


By: BL Johnson

Lewis Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #103526 | ISBN: 0849341078
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This book describes the association between hazardous waste and human health and the role of public health programs in addressing this association. Several themes connect the material as a coherent body of knowledge. It contains up-to-date depictions of the human health impacts of hazardous waste and attendant public health responses. It defines the term "public health" and its role at local and national levels.


Nature and Extent of Hazardous Waste * Public Health Assessment. Exposure Assessment * Toxicology of CERCLA Hazardous Substances * Human Health Studies * Workers Health and Safety * Risk Communication * Environmental Equity * Comparative Risk Assessment.

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