Encyclopedia of Environmental Control Technology: Volume 7:: High-Hazard Pollutants

Encyclopedia of Environmental Control Technology: Volume 7:: High-Hazard Pollutants

by Paul Cheremisinoff, P. N. Cheremisinoff
     
 

ISBN-10: 0872012913

ISBN-13: 9780872012912

Pub. Date: 01/11/1995

Publisher: Elsevier Science

This volume focuses on the effects of various toxic agents on human health. It covers advances in research, testing, remediation, and removal methods.

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This volume focuses on the effects of various toxic agents on human health. It covers advances in research, testing, remediation, and removal methods.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872012912
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
01/11/1995
Series:
Encyclopedia of Environmental Control Technology Series, #7
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.63(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors to this Volume
Preface
1Providing Environmental Information to Risk Takers1
2Minimization of Hazardous Waste: Policy and Practices in the United States9
3Bladder Cancer of Workers Exposed to Aromatic Amines41
4Physiological Factors Affecting the Behavior of Organic Solvent Vapors in Humans53
5Organophosphate Poisoning87
6High-Level Radioactive Waste Management99
7Reproductive Hazards for Women in Industry171
8Occupational Reproductive Risks195
9Cardiovascular Diseases and the Work Environment217
10Deck Crew and Exposure to Chemicals on Norwegian Tankers245
11Health Risks Due to Wood Dust Exposure257
12Effects of Lead in Lead Exposed Workers279
13Lead in Drinking Water289
14Lead Remediation305
15Epidemiological Studies of Cancer in Arsenic Poisoning Patients343
16Asbestos Exposure and Cigarette Smoking in Relation to Cancer of the Lung and Pleura359
17Biological Monitoring for Occupational Exposure to Toluene377
18Risk of Particulate Exposure in Copper Mines389
19Survival of Bacteria in Soil and Natural Water405
20Human Exposure to Infrasound431
21Relationship Between Hearing Loss and Noise Exposure455
22Heat and Noise Problems - Case Study485
23Engineering Controls for Noise503
24Biological Degradation of Hazardous Wastes519
25Fungicides and Photochemistry561
26Health Effects of Environmental Pollutants593
27Environmental Data Sources617
Index653

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