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

Encyclopedia of Environmental Control Technology: Volume 8

1st Edition

Work Area Hazards

Print ISBN: 9780872013049
Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing
Published Date: 23rd February 1995
Page Count: 804

Institutional Access


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 Preface

  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 Index


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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)