Patty's Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology, Toxicology (Volume 2)

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9780471012801: Patty's Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology, Toxicology (Volume 2)

Leadership in Safety Management James R. Thomen "I thoroughly recommend this book as a must for all managers interested in improving safety standards and quality levels." —Safety at Work Using techniques that made DuPont a leader in worker safety, the chief architect of that highly successful program shows how to make safety a company wide task—one that unites every echelon and department and raises the safety consciousness of each worker. Complete with explicit guidelines and case studies, the book is a blueprint for creating an optimally safe work environment, with tips on: how management can transform itself into a leader in issues of health and safety; standards of performance, including safety and standard operating procedures as well as engineering design standards; constructive safety auditing; and injury/incident investigations, emphasizing management’s role in accident prevention. 1991 (0-471-53326-2) 400 pp. Patty’s Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology Volumes 1A and 1B: General Principles Fourth Edition Edited by George D. Clayton and Florence E. Clayton "(These) are works that all workers in the field of industrial health should have access to.…" —Annals of Occupational Hygiene In the tradition that has made these volumes an industry classic, the Fourth Edition has now widened its focus on environmental safety and hazard control to include conditions beyond the industrial workplace. Featuring important new information on visual display terminal safety, biological agents in the workplace, and indoor air pollution, Volume 1A of the new two-volume edition also contains up-to-date discussion of legislation and legislative trends; occupational health concerns in the health care field; designing an industrial hygiene laboratory; potential exposures in the manufacturing industry; and agricultural hygiene. Enlarging on the discussion begun in 1A, Volume 1B examines occupational epidemiology; asbestos management in buildings; lighting for seeing and health; ergonomics; and more.

Volume 1A: 1991 (0-471-50197-2) 1,079 pp.
Volume 1B: 1991 (0-471-50196-4) 1,120 pp.
Handbook of Health Hazard Control in the Chemical Process Industry Sydney Lipton and Jeremiah Lynch The ultimate guide to keeping your chemical plant operation safe and up to standard in the ‘90s, this "bible" on hazard control for the process industry examines the impact of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990, the new allowable release rates for "air toxic" chemicals, as well as the latest technological innovations in exposure control. This authoritative reference lays out the basic procedures for exposure evaluation, emissions measurement and estimation, sampling, and exposure assessment, and catalogs the full range of exposure sources from fugitive emissions and major process hazards. In addition, the handbook’s user-friendly format includes criteria for purchasing the most cost-effective control options as well as easy-to-understand descriptions of equipment and installation procedures. 1994 (0-471-55464-2) 1,168 pp.

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In the tradition that has made these volumes an industry classic, this edition offers in-depth, comprehensive and timely coverage of cutting-edge issues and innovations in the field. This latest revision features 18 new subjects including visual display terminal safety, biological agents in the workplace, indoor air pollution and design of analytical laboratories. These new additions build on the existing broad coverage of industrial hygiene as both a science and an art, devoted to the recognition, evaluation and control of environmental factors and stresses affecting the health of all workers.

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The Fourth Edition of Patty’s Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology, Volume 2 is the most comprehensive compendium of industrial toxicology data compiled to date. Representing the collected work of some of the world’s leading toxicologists, this new edition thoroughly catalogs and characterizes thousands of chemicals that pose a potential threat to the health and safety of workers and the community Expanded to six books containing a total of 45 chapters, the Fourth Edition of Volume 2 reflects an intense proliferation in research and interest surrounding public health issues since the Third Edition was published twelve years ago. Part F, the sixth book of Volume 2, continues the detailed examination begun in Part A of the host of toxins common to the modern industrial workplace. Complete with a cumulative index to all six books of Volume 2, Part F includes a systematic, chapter-by-chapter analysis of:

  • Organic sulphur compounds
  • Diagnosis of occupational and environmental diseases
  • Flame retardants
  • Boron
  • The halogens
  • Inorganic compounds of carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen
  • Glycols
Faithful to Frank Patty’s original vision of a convenient, comprehensive field reference that blends timely coverage with cutting-edge research, the new Fourth Edition of Toxicology is now more practical and authoritative than ever. Toxicologists, industrial hygienists, and physicians, among other scientists, will find all six books comprising Volume 2 useful in pursuing particular areas of interest In this era of heightened concern over worker and workplace health and safety Part 2F: Toxicology is an invaluable reference for the professional interested in keeping abreast of the health and other hazards posed by industrial toxins.

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