Hazardous Chemicals Handbook

Hazardous Chemicals Handbook

2nd Edition - March 12, 2002

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  • Author: P A CARSON
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080495156

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Description

The authors' aim with this handbook, is to provide a rapid ready-reference to help in the often complex task of handling, using and disposing of chemicals safely and with minimum risk to people's health or damage to facilities or to the environment. The book provides look-up data, and concise, clear explanations of general chemical principles, physiochemical and reactive properties, toxicities and exposure limits, flammability characteristics, monitoring techniques, personal protection and other parameters and requirements relating to compliance with designated safe practice, control of risks to people's health and limitation of environmental impact.

Key Features

  • Over 600 pages of valuable reference materialIncludes information on physiochemical and reactive properties, toxicities and exposure limits, flammability characteristics, monitoring techniques, personal protection and other parameters and requirements relating to complianceSummarizes core information for quick reference in the workplace or in transit

Readership

Professionals in the chemical industry, health and safety practitioners. Small market for chemical engineering students.

Table of Contents

  • Terminology
    Principles of Chemistry
    Physicochemistry
    Toxic Chemicals
    Flammable Chemicals
    Reactive Chemicals
    Cryogens and other liquefied gases
    Compressed gases
    Monitoring Techniques
    Radioactive Chemicals
    Safety by design
    Operating Procedures
    Marketing
    Transport of Chemicals
    Chemicals and the Environment
    Monitoring and Protection
    Conversion Tables

Product details

  • No. of pages: 640
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2002
  • Published: March 12, 2002
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080495156

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P A CARSON

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