Hazardous Waste and Human Health

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This authoritative report form the British Medical Association provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of hazardous waste. The book clearly describes the nature of hazardous waste, existing methods of treatment and disposal, and the evidence linking exposure to toxic waste with illness and disease. The work also discusses the emergence of today's widespread recognition of chemical and industrial wastes as posing dangers to human health, and discusses the nature of risk involved in contact with different ...
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Great Britain 1991 Soft Cover 1st Paperback Edition Very Good 8vo-over 7?"-9?" tall 0192861425 Paperback Paperback. Hazardous Waste and Human Health. Do hazardous waste pose a ... threat to our health? Should we be concerned about present methods of toxic waste disposal? This authoritative report from the British Medical Association provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of hazardous waste. The book sets out clearly the nature of hazardous waste, existing methods of treatment and idsposal, and the evidence linking exposure to toxic waste with ill health. As well as an account of the emergence of hazardous waste as a problem for the environment and public health, there is a discussion of the nature of the risk involved. What do we mean when we say that a waste facility is 'safe'? The report also looks forward to future developments that could reduce the risks of hazardous waste, including waste minimization and recyling projects. it is essential reading for all those concerned to create a cleaner, safer Read more Show Less

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This authoritative report form the British Medical Association provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of hazardous waste. The book clearly describes the nature of hazardous waste, existing methods of treatment and disposal, and the evidence linking exposure to toxic waste with illness and disease. The work also discusses the emergence of today's widespread recognition of chemical and industrial wastes as posing dangers to human health, and discusses the nature of risk involved in contact with different types of waste materials. The report looks forward to future developments that could reduce the risks, including waste minimization and recycling projects. The book is essential reading for all those concerned with a environmental hazards, including public health and environmental authorities, along with general readers interested in the topic.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780192861429
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 9/28/1991
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.13 (w) x 7.75 (h) x 0.69 (d)

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