Worker Protection During Hazardous Waste Remediation / Edition 1

Worker Protection During Hazardous Waste Remediation / Edition 1

by Center for Labor Education and Research
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471289167

ISBN-13: 9780471289166

Pub. Date: 03/15/1990

Publisher: Wiley

A basic yet comprehensive guide to working safely on hazardous waste remediation sites, this book can be used to educate workers and also as a quick reference source for workers on the job. It covers the rights and responsibilities of workers, medical surveillance, hazard recognition, toxicology, engineering controls, safe work practices, and safe use of field…  See more details below

Overview

A basic yet comprehensive guide to working safely on hazardous waste remediation sites, this book can be used to educate workers and also as a quick reference source for workers on the job. It covers the rights and responsibilities of workers, medical surveillance, hazard recognition, toxicology, engineering controls, safe work practices, and safe use of field equipement. It then breaks into sections which cover monitoring and sampling instruments, respirators, chemical protective clothing and equipment, sampling, groundwater principles and monitoring considerations, emergency procedures, transporting hazardous wastes, decontamination, and site safety plans.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471289166
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/15/1990
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.22(w) x 9.35(h) x 0.97(d)

Table of Contents

Rights and Responsibilities of Workers.

Medical Surveillance.

Hazard Recognition.

Toxicology.

Engineering Controls.

Safe Work Practices.

Safe Use of Field Equipment.

Personal Protective Equipment.

Safe Sampling Techniques.

Groundwater Principles and Monitoring Considerations.

Emergency Procedures.

Transportation of Hazardous Wastes.

Decontamination.

Site Safety Plan.

Glossary.

Index.

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