Best Practices for Environmental Health: Environmental Pollution, Protection, Quality and Sustainability

Herman Koren

May 9, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 597 Pages
ISBN 9781498700221 - CAT# K24511
Series: Best Practices for Public Health

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Features

  • Incorporates best practices by specialists in all environmental health areas
  • Serves as an easily accessible resource for environmental health, safety, protection, and sustainability
  • Offers problem-solving tools and planning techniques to help create and evaluate successful programs
  • Presents information to apply across specialties and international borders
  • Discusses relevant legislation

Summary

In a present where there are countless opportunities for the spread of exotic diseases, the expansion and creation of far more illness in our global population through globalization and rapid transportation, and the contamination of water, air and land, we find ourselves accountable. In this day and age we are confronted by global warming, Ebola, the Zika virus, lead in our water supply, enormous problems of infrastructure including aging sewer lines, water lines, electrical grids, roads and bridges, and the list goes on and on.

Best Practices for Environmental Health: Environmental Pollution, Protection, Quality and Sustainability is a one source major response to all of the environmental issues that affect global health and the worldwide protection and preservation of the natural environment. It compiles broad-based and comprehensive coverage of environmental topics, broken down by specialized fields. Topics range from children’s environmental health to food protection and technology, water and waste systems, infection control, bioterrorism and pandemic health emergencies, and HAZMAT. Plus, it includes an overview of the current state of the profession and sections on programmatic techniques. This book helps solve the problems of disease and injury by presenting expert, evidence-based best practices.

This first of the kind handbook is essential reading for all environmental and public health undergraduate students, as well as a fantastic overview for professionals in all environmental health, pollution and protection areas.

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