Illustrated Dictionary And Resource Directory Of Environmental And Occupational Health Second Edition

Author: Herman Koren
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420032232
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The Illustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health, Second Edition is a one-of-a-kind, comprehensive reference source for the vast and diverse collection of interrelated terms and topics that encompass the fields of environmental science, occupational health and safety, and preventive medicine. These topics include: epidemiology, energy; biological, chemical, and physical hazards; hazard analysis; microbiology; weather; geology and geography; food protection, food borne disease, and food technology; emerging diseases; pesticides; indoor air pollution; air quality; solid and hazardous waste; water quality; water pollution; sewage; bioterrorism; instrumentation; toxicology; risk assessment, statistics; computer science; GIS, mapping, and instrumentation; regulating agencies; and environmental law. This second edition of 16,000 terms reflects the steady evolution of the multi-disciplinary field including over 8500 new terms, related to equipment and environmental control, new and emerging diseases, hazardous chemicals, bioterrorism and emergency response, and environmental resources. This is an indispensable resource for individuals throughout the environmental, occupational, and public health industries, from students and environmental practitioners, to engineers, doctors, policymakers, and civic and professional organization members.

Best Practices For Environmental Health

Author: Herman Koren
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1351645587
Size: 36.54 MB
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In a present where there are countless opportunities for the spread of exotic diseases, the expansion and creation of far more illness in our global population through globalization and rapid transportation, and the contamination of water, air and land, we find ourselves accountable. In this day and age we are confronted by global warming, Ebola, the Zika virus, lead in our water supply, enormous problems of infrastructure including aging sewer lines, water lines, electrical grids, roads and bridges, and the list goes on and on. Best Practices for Environmental Health: Environmental Pollution, Protection, Quality and Sustainability is a one source major response to all of the environmental issues that affect global health and the worldwide protection and preservation of the natural environment. It compiles broad-based and comprehensive coverage of environmental topics, broken down by specialized fields. Topics range from children’s environmental health to food protection and technology, water and waste systems, infection control, bioterrorism and pandemic health emergencies, and HAZMAT. Plus, it includes an overview of the current state of the profession and sections on programmatic techniques. This book helps solve the problems of disease and injury by presenting expert, evidence-based best practices. This first of the kind handbook is essential reading for all environmental and public health undergraduate students, as well as a fantastic overview for professionals in all environmental health, pollution and protection areas.

Guide To Reference In Medicine And Health

Author: Christa Modschiedler
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838912214
Size: 65.93 MB
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Drawn from the extensive database of Guide to Reference, this up-to-date resource provides an annotated list of print and electronic biomedical and health-related reference sources, including internet resources and digital image collections. Readers will find relevant research, clinical, and consumer health information resources in such areas as Medicine Psychiatry Bioethics Consumer health and health care Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences Dentistry Public health Medical jurisprudence International and global health Guide to Reference entries are selected and annotated by an editorial team of top reference librarians and are used internationally as a go-to source for identifying information as well as training reference professionals. Library staff answering health queries as well as library users undertaking research on their own will find this an invaluable resource.

Illustrated Dictionary Of Environmental Health Occupational Safety

Author: Herman Koren
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780873714204
Size: 45.61 MB
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-- More than 7,000 terms selected from thousands of sources-- More than 600 dear, precise, highly detailed, illustrations-- Synonyms, acronyms, and abbreviations, fully cross-referenced-- Subjects include all important areas in environmental health and occupational safety-- Terms related to epidemiology, toxicology, risk assessment, statistics, computer science, geographic information systems, mapping, and instrumentation-- Definitions of medical terminology and industrial equipment-- Exhaustive coverage of resources, including governmental agencies, civic groups, professional organizations, abstract services, and databases

Safety And Health For Engineers

Author: Roger L. Brauer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119219159
Size: 49.56 MB
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Safety and Health for Engineers, 3rd Edition, addresses the fundamentals of safety, legal aspects, hazard recognition and control, and techniques for managing safety decisions, as well as: Completely revises and updates all 38 chapters in the book New edition adds more than 110 stories and cases from practice to illustrate various topics or issues New topics on adapting to new safety concerns that arise from technology innovations; convergence of safety, health and environmental departments in many organizations; the concept of prevention through design; and emphasis on safety management systems and risk management and analysis Includes learning exercises and computational examples based on real world situations along with in-depth references for each chapter Includes a detailed solutions manual for academic adopters Covers the primary topics included in certification exams for professional safety, such as CSP/ASP

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Safety Law

Author: Thomas D. Schneid
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1351130978
Size: 23.99 MB
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For new and entry level safety professionals who don't have a clue regarding the legalities involved in the safety and health profession. This book is designed for those in the profession with limited knowledge of legal aspects impacting the function of their jobs.The book starts off with a review of the current federal and state law systems and courts. It focuses on OSHA and the OSHRC, workers compensation, ADA and employment related laws.

Laboratory Design Handbook

Author: E. Crawley Cooper
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1498710689
Size: 25.64 MB
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Laboratory Design Handbook describes the process, motivation, constraints, challenges, opportunities, and specific design data related to the creation of a modern research laboratory. The information presented is based on a large pool of experience in the development of new and renovated laboratory buildings for universities, teaching hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, start-up biotechnology companies, and other types of industrial technology.

Occupational Health And Safety

Author: Robert G. Confer
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781566703611
Size: 40.63 MB
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Industrial hygienists are being called on to provide expertise in more and more different fields. It is often difficult to keep up with the latest technologies in all these fields. This quick reference includes terms found in journals, books, manufacturers' literature, and other sources used daily by industrial hygienists and others. It is filled with nearly 5,000 terms in industrial hygiene, safety, and occupational medicine, plus relevant terms and abbreviations from acoustics, physics, chemistry, and biology. It contains vital information pertaining to bacteriology, environmental health, epidemiology, illumination, mathematics, medicine, microscopy, mineralogy, and other fields. Designed in an easy-to-access format, this handy sourcebook also includes terms and abbreviations used by government to enforce regulations in occupational health and safety. All information is presented in simple, non-technical language for easy understanding. In the health and safety field the disciplines of environmental health, industrial hygiene, occupational health, and safety are managed, supervised, and addressed by single groups instead of separately, as was previously done. As a result the health/safety professionals in industry today must be generalists instead of specialists. This book has been expanded in recognition of the changes in the field of Industrial hygiene. What's new in the new edition: Contains 50% more terms, definitions and abbreviations Increases coverage on each discipline Includes new entries from other disciplines such as epidemiology, microbiology, indoor air quality environmental health, and sanitation Features