ISBN-10:
0750694572
ISBN-13:
9780750694575
Pub. Date:
01/01/1994
Publisher:
Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Protecting Personnel at Hazardous Waste Sites / Edition 2

Protecting Personnel at Hazardous Waste Sites / Edition 2

by William F. Martin

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Protecting Personnel at Hazardous Waste Sites / Edition 2

    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
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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780750694575
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 01/01/1994
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 581
Product dimensions: 6.26(w) x 9.46(h) x 1.42(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Acknowledgmentsix
Authorsxi
Chapter 1.Introduction: and Federal Programs1
Chapter 2.Information Gathering, Site Characterization and Information Resources23
Chapter 3.Occupational Health and Safety Programs for Hazardous Waste Workers51
Chapter 4.Toxicology and Risk Assessment83
Chapter 5.Air Monitoring at Hazardous Waste Sites137
Chapter 6.Compatibility Testing182
Chapter 7.Medical Surveillance for Hazardous Waste Workers207
Chapter 8.Engineering Controls: Site layout228
Chapter 9.Personal Protective Equipment251
Chapter 10.Heat Stress in Industrial Protective Encapsulating Garments295
Chapter 11.Decontamination356
Chapter 12.Training387
Chapter 13.Health and Safety Plans and Contingency Plans420
Chapter 14.Radiation Safety441
Chapter 15.Ordnance, Explosive Waste, and Unexploded Ordnance459
Chapter 16.Monitoring Well Health and Safety483
Chapter 17.Transportation Safety498
Chapter 18.ISO 9000 and 14,000 for Hazardous Waste Operations534
Appendix AAbbreviations564
Appendix BAcronyms567
Appendix CChemical Formulas570
Appendix DGlossary572
Appendix EExample: DoD Site Health and Safety Plan (HASP)580
Appendix FExample: Industrial Site Health and Safety Plan (HASP)584
Appendix GHazardous Waste Management of DoE Sites605
Appendix HProtecting Ecological Workers at hazardous Waste Sites625
Index639

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