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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...

Handbook of Emergency Management Concepts: A Step-by-Step Approach

Michael L. Madigan
December 11, 2017

This book provides a step-by-step process that focuses on how to develop, practice, and maintain emergency plans that reflect what must be done before, during, and after a disaster, in order to protect people and property. The communities who preplan and mitigate prior to any incident will be...

The Guidebook to Successful Safety Programming

Raymond J. Colvin
December 08, 2017

Guidebook to Successful Safety Programming is the first "how to" guide to present the elements and activities necessary for successful safety, health, and environmental programs in any company or organization. The book provides case histories that demonstrate how successful programs were developed...

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...

Occupational Ergonomics: Theory and Applications, Second Edition

Amit Bhattacharya, James D. McGlothlin
November 30, 2017

In the fifteen years since the publication of Occupational Ergonomics: Theory and Applications significant advances have been made in this field. These advances include understanding the impact of ageing and obesity on workplace, the role of ergonomics in promoting healthy workplaces and...

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,...

Ergonomics Analysis and Problem Solving Manual

Michael J. Burke
November 29, 2017

Ergonomics Analysis and Problem Solving is a powerful software tool that helps you streamline the process of producing a comprehensive ergonomics analysis. The program was designed around the three major steps involved in the ergonomics analysis process, which include arriving at a concise job...

Handbook of Environmental Health, Volume I: Biological, Chemical, and Physical Agents of Environmentally Related Disease

Herman Koren, Michael S. Bisesi
November 28, 2017

The Handbook of Environmental Health-Biological, Chemical and Physical Agents of Environmentally Related Disease, Volume 1, Fourth Edition includes twelve chapters on a variety of topics basically following a standard chapter outline where applicable with the exception of chapters 1, 2 and 12. The...

Handbook of Environmental Health, Volume II: Pollutant Interactions in Air, Water, and Soil

Herman Koren, Michael S. Bisesi
November 28, 2017

The Handbook of Environmental Health-Pollutant Interactions in Air, Water, and Soil includes Nine Chapters on a variety of topics basically following a standard chapter outline where applicable with the exception of Chapters 8 and 9. The outline is as follows:1. Background and status2. Scientific,...

Microorganisms in Home and Indoor Work Environments: Diversity, Health Impacts, Investigation and Control, Second Edition

Brian Flannigan, Robert A. Samson, J. David Miller
November 22, 2017

In 2007, scientists estimated the direct cost of diseases associated with mould and dampness on the US population to be in the range of 4 billion dollars, and the indirect costs of lost work and school days are gauged even higher. The US Centers for Disease Control recently concluded that...

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