Hazardous Materials

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Published:
May 07, 2014
Author(s):
Colin Walker
Chemical Warfare in Nature Pesticides and other industrial chemicals are at the root of many pollution problems. In view of the toxic effects of industrial chemicals found in the water, soil, and air, Ecotoxicology: Effects of Pollutants on the Natural Environment considers the impact of chemicals 
Published:
March 12, 2014
Author(s):
James T. Tweedy
Comprehensive in scope, this totally revamped edition of a bestseller is the ideal desk reference for anyone tasked with hazard control and safety management in the healthcare industry. Presented in an easy-to-read format, Healthcare Hazard Control and Safety Management, Third Edition examines 
Published:
February 06, 2014
Editor(s):
Elham Asrari
Although adverse health effects of heavy metals have been known for a long time, exposure to heavy metals continues and is even increasing in some areas. Remediating heavy metal contaminated soils and water is necessary to reduce the associated health and ecological risks, make the land resource 
Published:
June 17, 2013
Author(s):
Robert Burke
The third edition of a bestseller, Hazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Responders continues to provide the fundamentals of "street chemistry" required by emergency response personnel. Emergency response and hazmat expert Robert Burke takes the basics of chemistry appropriate for response 
Published:
April 05, 2013
Author(s):
Katherine Adams, Gilli Hobbs, Christopher Yapp
This report provides practical guidance for recovery of product and waste types that are difficult to recover or recycle, such as carpet underlay, insulated concrete formwork, industrial batteries, structural insulated panels and smoke alarms. Current waste management routes are examined, together 
Published:
February 15, 2013
Author(s):
Nicolas A. Valcik
Completely revised and updated, Hazardous Materials Compliance for Public Research Organizations: A Case Study, Second Edition presents a case study of one university’s policies and practices with regard to the procurement, use, storage and disposal of HAZMAT in the context of a changing internal 
Published:
December 18, 2012
Author(s):
Jiaping Paul Chen
Heavy metals, such as lead, chromium, cadmium, zinc, copper, and nickel, are important constituents of most living organisms, as well as many nonliving substances. Some heavy metals are essential for growth of biological and microbiological lives, yet their presence in excessive quantities is 
Published:
December 12, 2012
Author(s):
Robert Jaffin
It is well known that fluorescent light bulbs and consumer appliances such as televisions, computers, and monitors contain mercury, dangerous chemicals, and other harmful components. The existing literature on hazardous materials addresses the risks attached to specific materials and emphasizes 
Published:
May 04, 2012
Author(s):
Daniel E. Della-Giustina
In the almost ten years since the publication of the first edition of Motor Fleet Safety and Security Management, the availability of new methods of transportation has made travel faster, and consequently, safety and security have become more important and more complex. Businesses must now become 
Published:
August 22, 2011
Editor(s):
Sharon L. Zuber, Michael C. Newman
How does mercury get out of the ground and into our food? Is tuna safe to eat? What was the Minamata Disaster? Mercury Pollution: A Transdisciplinary Treatment addresses these questions and more. The editors weave interdisciplinary threads into a tapestry that presents a more complete picture of 

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