Encyclopedia of Environmental Control Technology: Volume 8

  • ID: 1760303
  • Book
  • 804 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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This volume deals with a host of occupational hazards ranging from air quality to toxic chemical spills and medical waste management. Detection and prevention of workplace dangers, safety audits, and personal protective equipment are covered.

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Contributors to this Volume

Preface


1. Workplace Hazards


2. Perception of Risk: Why the Disparity?


3. Indoor Air Quality Overview


4. Ventilating Indoor Air Pollution Sources


5. Ventilating Indoor Air Pollution as it Pertains to Hospitals


6. Indoor Air Quality Audits


7. OSHA and OSHA Regulations


8. Workplace Emergencies


9. Health and Safety Audits for Industrial Facilities


10. Chemical Hygiene and Safety


11. Personal Sampling for Air Contaminants


12. Detector Tubes and Pumps


13. Personal Protection Equipment


14. Air Pollution in Confined Spaces


15. Noise Measurement


16. Underground Storage Tanks


17. Sampling Airborne Isocyanates


18. Organophosphate Poisoning: A Clinical Perspective


19. Heavy Metal Pollution in the Biosphere; Bioindicators and Biomonitoring of Heavy Metals


20. Air Pollution Problems at Remediation Sites


21. Heat Stress


22. Transportation of Hazardous Materials


23. Radon in Homes-Health Effects, Measurement and Control


24. Industrial Odors-Problems and Control


25. Effects of Acid Deposition on Vegetation


26. Occupational Safety and Health in Thailand


27. Pulmonary Function in Workers Exposed to Diesel Exhaust


28. Biomonitoring of Human Populations Exposed to Pesticides


29. Medical Waste Management


30. Instrumentation for Remote Water Quality Monitoring


Index


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Cheremisinoff, Paul
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