Protecting Personnel at Hazardous Waste Sites 3E / Edition 3

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The latest edition of this book brings together a wide range of occupational safety and health recommendations and practices directly applying to hazardous waste site cleanups. In addition to providing the most current information on maximum protection for cleanup personnel, this book is a practical, authoritative guide for those involved in cleanup operations.

The completely updated third edition cites the newest OSHA and NIOSH recommendations that have developed over the past decade and explores the new federal emphasis in hazardous waste site cleanups such as radiation safety, toxicology, unexploded ordnance, OSHA training, EPA training, and site health and safety plans.

Covers a wide array of occupational safety and health practices and recommendations applicable to hazardous waste clean-up
Provides the most up-to-date information on maximum protection for workers
Cites the newest OSHA and NIOSH recommendations and explores federal government emphases in the area

Audience: Environmental health and safety engineers, student and professional Industrial hygienists and municipal waste handling, transport, and disposal staff.

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Editorial Reviews

Professionals in environmental health, occupational health, environmental management, and engineering have updated their textbook for training people to practice occupational safety and health in hazardous materials and waste activities. It is intended to support the standard 40-hour course of the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The third edition responds to user requests for more example health and safety plans that have been used for a complex site cleanup by appending three separate plans. The earlier editions appeared in 1985 and 1994. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750670494
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 10/18/1999
  • Edition description: Subsequent
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 664
  • Product dimensions: 1.50 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 10.00 (d)

Meet the Author

William Martin
William Martin

William C. Martin, a writer, teacher, and counselor, lives in Otter Rock, OR. Dan Millman is the author of Way of the Peaceful Warrior.

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Table of Contents

Introduction and Federal Government Programs; Information Gathering, Databases, and Site Characterization; Occupational Health and Safety Programs for Hazardous Wastes; Toxicology and Risk Assessment; Air Monitoring at Hazardous Waste Sites; Compatibility Testing; Medical Surveillance; Engineering Controls and Site Layout; Personal Protective Equipment; Heat Stress in Industrial Protective Encapsulating Garments; Decontamination; Training; Health and Safety and Contingency Plans; Radiation Safety; Ordnance, Explosive Waste and Unexploded Ordnance; Monitoring Well Health and Safety; Transportation Safety; ISO 9000 and 14000 for Hazardous Waste Operations, Appendices, Index

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