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W. David Yates
February 24, 2015

While there are numerous technical resources available, often you have to search through a plethora of them to find the information you use on a daily basis. And maintaining a library suitable for a comprehensive practice can become quite costly. The new edition of a bestseller, Safety Professional'...

Working Posture Assessment: The TACOS (Time-Based Assessment Computerized Strategy) Method

Daniela Colombini, Enrico Occhipinti
August 08, 2018

This book covers how to analyze awkward working postures, particularly of the spine and lower limbs, in specific groups exposed. The methods covered suggests how to evaluate the postures correctly, taking account of the duration and sequence of the tasks involved, even in very complex scenarios...

Health and Safety Management: An Alternative Approach to Reducing Accidents, Injury and Illness at Work

John White
July 31, 2018

Human error contributes to at least 80% of workplace accidents and near-misses. By applying the principles of marginal gain and using lessons drawn from the high risk world of outdoor adventure, this book provides a variety of practical solutions that will reduce the incidence of human error in the...

Perfluoroalkyl Substances in the Environment: Theory, Practice, and Innovation

David M. Kempisty, Yun Xing, LeeAnn Racz
July 30, 2018

Perfluoroalkyl substances are compounds that have been around since the 1950s. Only recently has their adverse human health and ecological consequences become known. There are books that either investigate the chemistry or explore the toxicity of these compounds. This is the only book that will...

Evaluation Ambient Air Quality By Personnel Monitoring: Volume 1: Gases and Vapors

Adrian L. Linch
June 14, 2018

Personnel monitoring is a term designating the determination of the inhaled dose of an airborne toxic material of an air-mediated hazardous physical force by the continuous collection of samples in the breathing or auditory zone, or auditory zone, or other appropriate exposed body area, over a...

Industrial Hygiene: Improving Worker Health through an Operational Risk Approach

Frances Alston, Emily J. Millikin, Willie Piispanen
February 27, 2018

Most of the industrial hygiene books on the market present traditional/basic fundamentals of the discipline. This book will distinguish itself because it integrates risk management techniques into managing and protecting workers and the public. The application and integration of risk into the...

Safety, Health and Environmental Auditing: A Practical Guide, Second Edition

Simon Watson Pain
February 26, 2018

This new edition builds on the success of the first edition. It has been enhanced to embrace new topics including Due Dilgence, EHS Auditing, Process Safety Auditing, and a chapter summarizing auditing with the relevant ISO standards. The rest of the book has been updated to fit with the guidance...

Evaluation Ambient Air Quality By Personnel Monitoring: Volume 2 : Aerosols, Monitor Pumps, Calibration, and Quality Control

Adrian L. Linch
December 13, 2017

Personnel monitoring is a term designating the determination of the inhaled dose of an airborne toxic material of an air-mediated hazardous physical force by the continuous collection of samples in the breathing or auditory zone, or auditory zone, or other appropriate exposed body area, over a...

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Work Atmospheres: Occurrence and Determination

Alf Bjorseth
December 13, 2017

This book deals with the sources, distribution, analytical methods, and monitoring of Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in the occupational environment. It is hoped that this book will make a contribution to understanding the formation and determination of PAH in work atmosphere and that it...

Back Injury Prevention Handbook

David W. Apts
December 12, 2017

Back injuries can be controlled and prevented! They are not and should not be accepted as a cost of doing business!Written in plain language for the industrial professional, this book presents back injury prevention methods that have proven effective for cost containment. Such techniques include...

Physical Hazards of the Workplace

Barry Spurlock
December 11, 2017

The recognition and control of  hazards in the work environment are the cornerstone of every company’s safety and health plan. Every workplace contains dangers, especially those devoted to technology, machinery, and potentially hazardous material. This book provides you with the information...

Hazard Assessment Of Ethylene Oxide

Leon Golberg
December 04, 2017

Hazard assessment of EO has involved consideration of the chemical composition, characteristics, and reactivity of this material. Teratogenic effects of EO are only seen under extreme conditions that render the result questionable. Reproductive effects or minor severity occur only at high levels of...

Handbook of Respiratory Protection: Safeguarding Against Current and Emerging Hazards

LeeAnn Racz, Dirk P. Yamamoto, Robert M. Eninger
November 29, 2017

Respiratory protection includes devices and management techniques for keeping people safe from hazardous materials. This handbook presents the state-of-the-art in respiratory protection technology as well as best management practices for work centers. Included are topics relevant to industry,...

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