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

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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 companywide 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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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 46 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 E, the fifth book of Volume 2, continues the detailed examination begun in Part A of the host of toxins common to the modern industrial workplace. The book’s systematic, chapter-by-chapter analysis includes:

  • Heterocyclic and miscellaneous nitrogen compounds
  • Aliphatic carboxylic acids
  • Synthetic polymers
  • Halogenated aliphatic hydrocarbons containing chlorine, bromine, and iodine
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 Indispensable in an era of heightened concern over worker and workplace health and safety Part 2E: 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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About the editors GEORGE D. CLAYTON. former President and Chairman of the Board of Clayton Environmental Consultants, Inc., founded one of the first consulting firms serving the field of industrial hygiene and air pollution, in 1954. Prior to the establishment of his company he was a commissioned officer in the U.S. Public Health Services Industrial Hygiene Division from 1942 to 1954, resigning his commission as a Lieutenant Colonel from the Regular Corps. He was director of the first air pollution program for the federal government and was in charge of and evaluated two of the world’s major air pollution disasters, at Donora, Pennsylvania, and Posa Rica, Mexico. He was involved in numerous research and epidemiological projects, providing consulting services to a wide range of industry and government. He was also managing director of the American Industrial Hygiene Association from 1955 to 1971. Thirty years of experience in the profession in key positions have provided contacts in all facets of industrial hygiene, as well as association with experts in these areas of industrial hygiene, many of whom have contributed to these volumes. Mr. Clayton is the recipient of the Cummings Memorial Award, the highest award of the American Industrial Hygiene Association, for outstanding contributions to the knowledge and practice of industrial hygiene, and the Association’s Edward J. Baler Technical Achievement Award in Recognition of Outstanding Leadership, Efforts and Accomplishments in the Practice of Industrial Hygiene. He has been awarded honorary membership in the American Industrial Hygiene Association as well as the American Society for Testing and Materials. FLORENCE E. CLAYTON, cofounder of the consulting firm, was a former teacher, majoring in art, and a former personnel counselor, who joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1943 during World War II and served as the Corps’ first woman disbursing officer, leaving the Reserves with the rank of Captain in 1946. As Vice President and Treasurer of the consulting firm, she helped develop the company to one of the largest of its kind in the United States. During the period from 1955 to 1971, she was assistant to the managing director of the AIHA, established an Association employment service, and supervised the activities of the Association office including member services. In recognition of her role in promoting the profession of industrial hygiene, she was made an honorary member of the Association in 1972.

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