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Industrial Hygiene Engineering - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780815511755, 9780815518075

Industrial Hygiene Engineering

1st Edition

Recognition, Measurement, Evaluation and Control

Author: John J. Talty
Editor: John J. Talty
Hardcover ISBN: 9780815511755
eBook ISBN: 9780815518075
Imprint: William Andrew
Published Date: 31st December 1998
Page Count: 854
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Provides an advanced level of study of industrial hygiene engineering situations with emphasis on the control of exposure to occupational health hazards. Primary attention is given to ventilation, noise and vibration control, heat stress and industrial illumination. Other topics include industrial water quality, solid waste control, handling and storage of hazardous materials, personal protective equipment, and costs of industrial hygiene control.


Industrial hygienists and safety engineers throughout industry.

Table of Contents

Section 1. Introduction to Industrial Hygiene Engineering and Control
1. Recognition of Health Hazards
2. Methods for Measuring and Evaluating Health Hazards
3. Human Systems
4. Industrial Toxicology
5. Physical Hazards
6. General Methods of Control Available to the Industrial Hygiene Engineer
7. Legal Aspects of Occupational Safety and Health
Section 2. Industrial Ventilation
1. Characteristics of Air
2. Properties of Airborne Contaminants
3. Principles of Air Movement
4. Dilution Ventilation
5. Local Exhaust Ventilation
6. Make-Up Air
7. Design of Exhaust Hoods
8. Principles of Air Cleaning
9. Air-Cleaning Devices
10. Air-Moving Devices
11. Design of Ducts
12. Principles of System Design
13. Ventilation System Design
14. Recirculation of Exhaust Air
15. Correcting for Nonstandard Conditions
16. Thermal Ventilation Effects
17. Testing Procedures in the Plant
18. Environmental Air Pollution
Section 3. Thermal Stress
1. Heat Exchange and Its Effects on Man
2. Thermal Measurement
3. Thermal Stress Indices
4. Methods for Controlling Thermal Exposures
Section 4. Sound
1. Physics of Sound
2. Physics of Sound
3. Physics of Sound
4. The Ear and the Effects of Sound
5. Vibration
6. Noise Control
Section 5. Industrial Illumination
1. Light
2. Light and Seeing/Design of a Lighting System
3. Lighting Design
Section 6. Radiation
1. Principles of Nonionizing Radiation
2. Control of Nonionizing Radiation
3. Principles of Ionizing Radiation
4. Instrumentation
5. Control of Ionizing Radiation
Section 7. Ergonomics
1. Introduction to Ergonomics
2. The Worker as the Physical Component
3. The Worker as the Controlling Component
4. Design of the Job
5. Design of the Workplace
Section 8. Other Topics
1. Control of Industrial Water Quality
2. Control of Solid Waste
3. Purchase, Handling, and Storage of Hazardous Materials
4. Personal Protective Equipment
5. Costs of Industrial Hygiene Control
6. Basic Economic Analysis


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About the Author

John J. Talty

Affiliations and Expertise

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health

About the Editor

John J. Talty

Affiliations and Expertise

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health

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