Hazardous Gases

Hazardous Gases

Risk Assessment on the Environment and Human Health

1st Edition - July 17, 2021

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  • Editors: Jaspal Singh, R.D. Kaushik, Malvika Chawla
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323886024
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323898577

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Hazardous Gases: Risk Assessment on Environment and Human Health examines all relevant routes of exposure, inhalation, skin absorption and ingestion, and control measures of specifics hazardous gases resulting from workplace exposure from industrial processes, traffic fumes, and the degradation of waste materials and how they impacts the health and environment of workers. The book examines the risk assessment and effect of poisonous gases on the environment human health. It also covers necessary emergency guidelines, safety measures, physiological impact, hazard control measures, handling and storage of hazardous gases. Each chapter is formatted to include an introduction, historical background, physicochemical properties, physiological role discussing mechanisms of toxicity, its effect on human health as well as environment, followed by case studies and recent research on toxic gases. Hazardous Gases: Risk Assessment on Environment and Human Health is a helpful resource for academics and researchers in toxicology, occupational health and safety, and environmental sciences as well as those in the field who work to assess and mitigate the impact of toxic gases on the work environment and the health of the workforce.

Key Features

  • Emphasizes the environmental monitoring in the workplace of hazardous materials
  • Includes all relevant storage and handling information required for detailing all personnel on the hazards and risks from the substances with which they work
  • Offers practical examples and case studies related to toxic gases and their impact on health

Readership

Academic and researchers in toxicology especially hazardous chemicals and toxic gases, occupational health, and environmental science; Practitioners of industrial hygiene, occupational safety, and occupational medicine. Graduate students in toxicology, public health, occupational hygiene, chemistry; regulators; suppliers and distributors of toxic gases

Table of Contents

  • 1. Arsenic pentafluoride: Risk assessment and environmental and health hazards
    Om Singh

    2. Arsine: Risk assessment, environmental and health hazard
    Rakesh Kumar Soni and Om Singh

    3. Boron trichloride: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazard
    Ravendra Kumar and Nishant Khandelwal

    4. Boron trifluoride: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazard
    Ashwani Kumar and Nishant Khandelwal

    5. Bromine: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazard
    Manis Kumar Jha and Sushma

    6. Bromine chloride: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazard
    Sushma

    7. Carbon dioxide: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazard
    Malvika Chawla

    8. Carbon monoxide: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazard
    Raj Nath Yadava and Vipul Bhatt

    9. Chlorine: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazard
    Malvika Chawla

    10. Cyanogen: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazard
    Lakshami Prashad Purohit and Sonu Kumar

    11. Cyanogen chloride: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazard
    Rajeev Jain and Sonu Kumar

    12. Diazomethane: Risk assessment and environmental and health hazard
    Sonu Kumar

    13. Fluorine: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazard
    Preeti Das and Pooja

    14. Formaldehyde: Risk assessment and environmental and health hazards
    Santosh Kumar Dubey and Preeti Das

    15. Hydrogen cyanide: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazard
    Manila and Payal Devi

    16. Hydrogen selenide: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazard
    C.S. Mathela and Payal Devi

    17. Hydrogen sulfide: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazard
    Ali Mohammed and Payal Devi

    18. Methane: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazard
    Nitish Kumar and Himanshu Gupta

    19. Methyl bromide: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazard
    Rajneesh Dutt Kaushik

    20. Methyl isocyanate: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazard
    Manila

    21. Nitric oxide: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazards
    Krishan Chandra Singh and Kavita Rawat

    22. Nitrogen dioxide: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazard
    Sushil K. Pandey and Jaspal Singh

    23. Oxygen: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazard
    Jaspal Singh

    24. Ozone: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazards
    Kavita Rawat and Gagan Matta

    25. Phosgene: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazard
    Ashok Kumar Sharma and Nitish Kumar

    26. Phosphine: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazard
    Karuna Saini and Rajneesh Dutt Kaushik

    27. Phosphorus pentafluoride: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazard
    Sanjeev Maken and Karuna Saini

    28. Silane: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazard
    Shuvasish Choudhury, Ajendra Kumar, and Neeraj Kumar

    29. Styrene: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazard
    Ritu Arora and Manila

    30. Sulfur dioxide: Risk assessment, environmental, and health hazard
    Mayank Kumar Malik and Sonu Kumar

Product details

  • No. of pages: 426
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2021
  • Published: July 17, 2021
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323886024
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323898577

About the Editors

Jaspal Singh

Dr. Jaspal Singh has done his Doctorate of Philosophy in Chemistry from Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar. Dr. Singh is a double post graduate; M.Sc. Chemistry from IIT, Roorkee, Uttrakhand, India and M.E. in Polymer Chemistry from Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi. He is engaged in research work related to chemical kinetics, synthesis of drug, polymer science basically in emulsion and emulsion paint technology. He is recipient of GATE 96, GATE 98, NET (UGC-CSIR) 2000. He has over 10 years of research/academic experience, over 40 publications in reputed international/national peer-reviewed scientific journals and supervised 4 successful Ph.D’s. Dr. Singh has visited several research laboratories and industry. He has chaired various technical sessions, organized several conferences, delivered invited talks and presented more than 60 research papers in national/international conferences. Dr. Jaspal has authored 3 books credited for his research work and some book chapters which are published at international level.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Uttrakhand, India

R.D. Kaushik

Prof. R D Kaushik is a renowned name in the educational field of chemistry. He has over 40 years of academic/research experience, over 200 publications. Prof. Kaushik, has been the chairman of many conferences and also acted as member national/International Advisory committees of various conferences/ workshops and symposia. Prof. R. D. Kaushik had been the sectional recorder/ Secretary of Chemical sciences section of 98th and 99th annual conference of The Indian Science Congress association. He was the Sectional President of Chemical sciences section of 101st annual conference of The Indian Science Congress association. Prof. R D Kaushik is on the panel of reviewers/ referees of various reputed journals like Journal of molecular liquids, Separation and purification technology, Corrosion Science, Journal of Hazardous materials, Proceedings of combustion institute and journal of Industrial & Engineering Chemistry etc.

Affiliations and Expertise

Dean, Research and Development, S. G. T. University, Chandu-Budhera, Gurugram, Haryana, India

Malvika Chawla

Malvika Chawla is pursuing Ph.D. in Chemistry from Department of Chemistry, Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidylaya, Haridwar since 2016. Her work is focused on the development of an affordable drug for the treatment of asthma. She is a gold medallist in Masters of Pharmacy. Malvika has also worked as a “Project Trainee” at Dabur R&D Centre, Dabur India Ltd. She has over 7 publications in reputed international/national peer-reviewed scientific journals, presented more than 10 research papers in national/international conferences, published articles in magazines and newspapers, three internationally published books credited for her research work and 4 internationally published book chapters.

Affiliations and Expertise

Founder, Academic Editing, India

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  • Luis H. Sun Feb 13 2022

    HAZARDOUS GASES

    The book makes detailed reviews on dangerous gases, from the point of view of industrial safety. However, I would have liked more depth on the pathophysiology and clinical manifestations of carbon dioxide poisoning.

  • raghav d. Fri Jul 23 2021

    book chapter sulphur dioxide: health hazards

    informative, enriched with all latest possible research.

  • Nutan D. Thu Jul 22 2021

    Chapter30 sulphur dioxide

    Very informative chapter. Thoroughly explains hazardous effect of common hazardous gas(sulphur dioxide).