Meet today’s critical issues and challenges as an occupational health and safety practitioner, educator, or student with the tools, methodologies and knowledge provided in this reference.
Its 53 chapters include information on hazard recognition andevaluation, physical agents, the human environment, controlling the occupational environment, program management, and much more.
IH professionals will find this new resource beneficial in allocating resources for assessing and managing occupational exposure to chemical, physical, and biological agents. Basic characterization; qualitative and quantitative risk assessment and priority setting; monitoring, interpretation, and decision making; recommendations; reporting, and evaluations are among the topics addressed. New to the 4th edition is material on professional judgment, as well as a value strategy case study.
This updated work presents a systematic and comprehensive approach to exposure models and their advantages. Its 17 chapters discuss general principles of physical and chemical models, dermal exposure models, exposure reconstruction, and more. The models are being used more frequently and creatively as these techniques for worker exposure modeling are improving rapidly. It is a practical tool for any professional concerned with exposure assessment and management..
A reference library at your fingertips! This convenient summary of current, pertinent, practical information for OEHS professionals covers such topics as ventilation, noise, heat stress, ionizing and nonionizing radiation, respiratory protection, ergonomics, illumination, and more. The manual also provides general conversion tables, rules of thumb, and a variety of formulas, figures, and charts.
The Industrial Hygiene Workbook contains copious facts and information about the occupational health sciences in 26 sections. Updated regularly, its contents include IH history, math and statistics, management, chemistry, physiology and anatomy, toxicology, occupational medicine, laws, codes, standards, air sampling, methods of control, ventilation, respiratory protection, PPE, IAQ, air pollution, ergonomics, heat and cold stress, noise, radiation, safety, and others. Each chapter provides a short overview of the topic, a list of facts and concepts to know, calculation procedures and examples. The final section provides 800+ multiple-choice questions to test knowledge and help the reader prepare for exams.
Written in simple, understandable terms, the IAQ and HVAC Workbook’s 25 chapters cover an overview of IAQ issues, investigation techniques, management of IAQ, management control strategies, air contaminants, and how building air handling systems work. Additionally, air behavior and principles of ventilation, fans, air intakes, HVAC ductwork, testing, commissioning, and troubleshooting HVASC systems are discussed. Readers will learn how to read plans and specifications, as well as the application of the latest version of ASHRAE 62, standards and codes. Government activities and how to handle non-standard conditions are also presented. The Appendix provides 7 charts, 9 forms, 28 checklists, references, a glossary and the index.
AAIHA’s most comprehensive toxicology reference, is written
by industry experts specifically for the industrial hygienist.
Emphasis is on basic principles and case studies that relate
to the working environment. This book is recommended for classroom text as well as
a professional resource..
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