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The latest edition of Protecting Personnel at Hazardous Waste Sites brings together a wide range of occupational safety and health recommendations and practices directly applying to hazardous waste site cleanups. In addition to providing the most current information on maximum protection for cleanup personnel, this book is a practical, authoritative guide for those involved in cleanup operations.
The completely updated third edition cites the newest OSHA and NIOSH recommendations that have developed over the past decade and explores the new federal emphasis in hazardous waste site cleanups such as radiation safety, toxicology, unexploded ordnance, OSHA training, EPA training, and site health and safety plans.
- Covers a wide array of occupational safety and health practices and recommendations applicable to hazardous waste clean-up
- Provides the most up-to-date information on maximum protection for workers
- Cites the newest OSHA and NIOSH recommendations and explores federal government emphases in the area
Environmental health and safety engineers, student and professional
Industrial hygienists and municipal waste handling, transport, and disposal staff
Introduction and Federal Government Programs
Information Gathering, Databases, and Site Characterization
Occupational Health and Safety Programs for Hazardous Wastes
Toxicology and Risk Assessment
Air Monitoring at Hazardous Waste Sites
Engineering Controls and Site Layout
Personal Protective Equipment
Heat Stress in Industrial Protective Encapsulating Garments
Health and Safety and Contingency Plans
Ordnance, Explosive Waste and Unexploded Ordnance
Monitoring Well Health and Safety
ISO 9000 and 14000 for Hazardous Waste Operations
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 1999
- 4th October 1999
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PE-Environmental Health Engineer, Health and Safety Consultant
Former director of EOHSI in New Jersey, Clinical Professor at the UMDH-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School