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Health Advisories for Drinking Water Contaminants

1st Edition

Us Epa
December 15, 1992

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Water (OW) initiated the Health Advisory Program in 1978 to provide information and guidance to individuals or agencies concerned with potential risk from drinking water contaminants for which no national regulations currently exist....

Chemical Exposure Predictions

1st Edition

Davide Calamari
December 15, 1992

Chemical Exposure Predictions discusses the challenges of analyzing biological and geological cycles of various chemical substances and evaluating their potential exposure "from the cradle to the grave." The book examines physico-chemical properties, the possibilities for predicting degradation,...

Mathematical Models of Thermal Conditions in Buildings

1st Edition

Yuri A. Tabunschikov
December 15, 1992

Mathematical Models of Thermal Conditions in Buildings provides a comprehensive discussion of the theory and practice of a mathematical simulation method for studying the thermal behavior of rooms and buildings. The book features fundamental concepts of the theory of thermal behavior, mathematical...

Field Studies of Radon in Rocks, Soils, and Water

1st Edition

Gundersen/Wanty
November 30, 1992

Field Studies of Radon in Rocks, Soils, and Water focuses on the principal sources of indoor radon and detecting radon through geochemical and hydrological studies of ground water. The book addresses how to measure radon, covers geological field study techniques, and presents techniques for...

Household Chemicals and Emergency First Aid

1st Edition

Betty A. Foden, Jack L. Weddell, Rosemary S. J. Happell
November 24, 1992

Household Chemicals and Emergency First Aid is an essential manual that covers 386 household chemicals, discusses their hazards when mixed with other chemicals, describes the symptoms of overexposure, and provides instructions for emergency first aid treatment. The book is intended to be used in...

Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices: OSHA Manual

1st Edition

Richard Ennis
November 24, 1992

Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices is a complete training package that describes 29 CFR 1910.331-.335, OSHA's Electrical Safety-Related Practices Standard, and outlines the requirements for training employees exposed to electrical hazards. The program presents a thorough overview of...

Locking Out and Tagging Out Accidents: A Compliance Program for OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.147

1st Edition

Richard Ennis
November 24, 1992

Locking Out & Tagging Out Accidents is a complete audio/visual package designed to meet OSHA training requirements for OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.147. Included in this training package is an implementation plan, management systems, procedures, checklists, training information, a summary of the OSHA...

Effective and Safe Waste Management: Interfacing Sciences and Engineering with Monitoring and Risk Analysis

1st Edition

Robert L. Jolley, Rhoda G.M. Wang
November 23, 1992

Effective and safe waste management is dependent on the collaborative interaction of engineers, computer modeling specialists, toxicologists, risk assessment experts, soil scientists, biologists, geologists, chemists and professionals in many other disciplines. To meet the needs of this diverse...

What Every Engineer Should Know about Reliability and Risk Analysis

1st Edition

Mohammad Modarres
November 23, 1992

"Examining reliability, availability, and risk analysis and reviewing in probability and statistics essential to understanding reliability methods, this outstanding volume describes day-to-day techniques used by practicing engineers -- discussing important reliability aspects of both components and...

Toxicology and Pesticide Use in Relation to Wildlife, Organophosphorus, and Carbamate Compounds

1st Edition

Gregory J. Smith
November 09, 1992

Organophosphorus and carbonate pesticides are used as insecticides, herbicides, nematicides, acaricides, fungicides, rodenticides, and bird repellents throughout the world. Today, organophosphorus and carbamate pesticides use is widespread on agricultural crops, rangelands, forests, and wetlands....

Toxic Risks: Science, Regulation, and Perception

1st Edition

Ronald E. Gots
October 29, 1992

Policymakers, health professionals, and the general public face growing concerns about environmental matters, particularly those related to "toxic" chemicals and their effects on public health. Toxic Risks: Science, Regulation, and Perception explores the political, popular, and regulatory aspects...

Chemical Protective Clothing Permeation/Degradation Database - IBM Version

1st Edition

Krister Forsberg, Lawrence H. Keith
October 26, 1992

The three most important things to evaluate when selecting Chemical Protective Clothing (CPC) are 1) evidence of degradation of the garment exposed to a chemical; 2) breakthrough time, and 3) permeation rate. Because proper CPC selection must be based on permeation and degradation tests performed...

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