Encyclopedia of Environmental Control Technology: Volume 8 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780872013049

Encyclopedia of Environmental Control Technology: Volume 8

1st Edition

Work Area Hazards

Authors: Paul Cheremisinoff
Hardcover ISBN: 9780872013049
Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing
Published Date: 23rd February 1995
Page Count: 804
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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.

Table of Contents

Contributors to this Volume


1. Workplace Hazards

2. Perception of Risk: Why the Disparity?

3. Indoor Air Quality Overview

4. Ventilating Indoor Air Pollution Sources

5. Ventilating Indoor Air Pollution as it Pertains to Hospitals

6. Indoor Air Quality Audits

7. OSHA and OSHA Regulations

8. Workplace Emergencies

9. Health and Safety Audits for Industrial Facilities

10. Chemical Hygiene and Safety

11. Personal Sampling for Air Contaminants

12. Detector Tubes and Pumps

13. Personal Protection Equipment

14. Air Pollution in Confined Spaces

15. Noise Measurement

16. Underground Storage Tanks

17. Sampling Airborne Isocyanates

18. Organophosphate Poisoning: A Clinical Perspective

19. Heavy Metal Pollution in the Biosphere; Bioindicators and Biomonitoring of Heavy Metals

20. Air Pollution Problems at Remediation Sites

21. Heat Stress

22. Transportation of Hazardous Materials

23. Radon in Homes-Health Effects, Measurement and Control

24. Industrial Odors-Problems and Control

25. Effects of Acid Deposition on Vegetation

26. Occupational Safety and Health in Thailand

27. Pulmonary Function in Workers Exposed to Diesel Exhaust

28. Biomonitoring of Human Populations Exposed to Pesticides

29. Medical Waste Management

30. Instrumentation for Remote Water Quality Monitoring



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About the Author

Paul Cheremisinoff

Affiliations and Expertise

The late Paul N. Cheremisinoff, P.E., was a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Professor Cheremisinoff had more than 40 years of experience in research, design, and consulting for a wide range of government and industrial organizations. He was author and co-author of numerous papers and books on energy, resources, and the environment, and was a licensed professional engineer. He was a member of Sigma Xi and Tau Beta Pi, and a Diplomate of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers.


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)

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