Stock Image
Buy New
List Price: US$
Price: US$ 276.51 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.95 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Returns Policy

Biohazardous Waste: Risk Assessment, Policy, and Management

Wayne L. Turnberg

0 ratings by GoodReads
ISBN 10: 0471594210 / ISBN 13: 9780471594215
Published by Wiley-Interscience
New Condition New Hardcover
From BuySomeBooks (Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.) Quantity Available: 20
Available From More sellers View all  copies of this book

Hardcover. 422 pages. Dimensions: 9.6in. x 6.5in. x 1.1in.Issues associated with biohazardous waste have come into sharp focus in recent years due to public concern over AIDS and the medical waste wash-ups along U. S. beaches and coastal communities in 1988. This comprehensive volume covers all important areas of biohazardous waste management, from regulation to collection to disposal. Promoting safe, sensible, and ecologically sound solutions throughout, this book Discusses risk assessment in terms of human health, persistence of pathogens in the environment, and how these relate to methods of waste disposal Deals with questions of policy and environmental regulations that include workplace health and safety and public health issues Reviews the medical industrys standards and guidelines for dealing with its waste stream and how they fit in with the EPAs program of medical waste tracking Details specific waste management strategies for both major facilities and home healthcare Examines the available technologies for dealing with biohazardous waste, particularly incineration and steam sterilization Reviews the many alternative treatment technologies, including specifics of newly developed systems and procedures for evaluating their effectiveness and safety Lists resources and contacts to help keep up with new technologies and management techniques, and includes appendices with federal and state OSHA contacts and state medical waste contacts Provides many illustrations to highlight the textFor professionals in public health, medicine, and waste management; regulatory officials at all levels of government; and environmental scientists and engineers, this volume brings the field of biohazardous waste up-to-date while serving as an excellent guide and reference to some of the more compelling issues of our time. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780471594215

About this title:

Synopsis:

Issues associated with biohazardous waste have come into sharp focus in recent years due to public concern over AIDS and the medical waste wash-ups along U.S. beaches and coastal communities in 1988. This comprehensive volume covers all important areas of biohazardous waste management, from regulation to collection to disposal.

Promoting safe, sensible, and ecologically sound solutions throughout, this book
* Discusses risk assessment in terms of human health, persistence of pathogens in the environment, and how these relate to methods of waste disposal
* Deals with questions of policy and environmental regulations that include workplace health and safety and public health issues
* Reviews the medical industry's standards and guidelines for dealing with its waste stream and how they fit in with the EPA's program of medical waste tracking
* Details specific waste management strategies for both major facilities and home healthcare
* Examines the available technologies for dealing with biohazardous waste, particularly incineration and steam sterilization
* Reviews the many alternative treatment technologies, including specifics of newly developed systems and procedures for evaluating their effectiveness and safety
* Lists resources and contacts to help keep up with new technologies and management techniques, and includes appendices with federal and state OSHA contacts and state medical waste contacts
* Provides many illustrations to highlight the text

For professionals in public health, medicine, and waste management; regulatory officials at all levels of government; and environmental scientists and engineers, this volume brings the field of biohazardous waste up-to-date while serving as an excellent guide and reference to some of the more compelling issues of our time.

Product Description: The advent of the AIDS epidemic in conjunction with the wash-ups of medical waste along beaches in the United States has elevated the issue of biohazardous medical waste management to one of greater concern in our society. This book addresses the issues and concerns relating to risk assessment, policy, and management of the hazardous biomedical waste stream.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Title: Biohazardous Waste: Risk Assessment, Policy,...

Publisher: Wiley-Interscience

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Book Type: Hardcover

Payment Methods

Payment Methods Accepted by Seller

Visa Mastercard American Express


Seller BuySomeBooks
Address: Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Seller Since May 21, 2012
Seller Rating 5-star rating


Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web
sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as
Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund
within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your mind about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link to contact us and we'll respond within 2 business days.

BuySomeBooks is operated by Drive-On-In, Inc., a Nevada co...

[More Information]

Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 1-2 business days. Books are shipped from multiple locations so your order may arrive from Las Vegas,NV, Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN, Momence,IL, or Commerce,GA.


Store Description: BuySomeBooks is great place to get your books online. With over eight million titles available we're sure to have what you're looking for. Despite having a large selection of new books available for immediate shipment and excellent customer service, people still tell us they prefer us because of our prices.