Occupational Hygiene of Chemical and Biological Agents

Occupational Hygiene of Chemical and Biological Agents



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780444819970
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 12/28/1994
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Preface of the Authors. Occupational Hygiene. Background. General approach. Future challenges. Content of the book. Workplace Surveys. Introduction. Scope. Level of assessment. Content of assessment. Assessors. Priority setting. Examples of workplace survey protocols. Concluding remarks. Monitoring and Measurement Methods. Monitoring methods. Measurement methods for chemical agents. Measurement methods for biological agents. Dermal exposure. Quality assurance. Exposure Modelling. Introduction. Variability. Stochastic models. Deterministic models. Evaluations Based on Occupational Exposure Limits. Setting occupational exposure limits. Characteristics of occupational exposure limits. Monitoring strategies for compliance. Exposure Assessment and Evaluation in Occupational Epidemiology. Introduction. Relevant measures of exposure. The influence of misclassification of exposure. Approaches in exposure assessment. Quantitative exposure assessment. Concluding remarks. Control of Occupational Exposures. Introduction. Quantitative source assessment. Control strategy. Control programme. Concluding remarks. List of Figures. List of Tables. Subject Index.

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