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Recognition of Health Hazards in Industry: A Review of Materials Processes, 2nd Edition

Recognition of Health Hazards in Industry: A Review of Materials Processes, 2nd Edition

William A. Burgess

ISBN: 978-0-471-57716-4

Jan 1995

560 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$223.95

Description

An authoritative and practical guide to identifying major health issues in the workplace with an overview of common control approaches. Contains detailed surveys of work tasks in a wide range of industries, enabling readers to recognize health problems in facility design and operation and to relate medical symptoms to job exposure. New to this edition: discussion of microelectronics, chemical processing and plastics fabrication; increased coverage of published exposure information; epidemiologic and other health status studies.
Partial table of contents:

Elements in the Recognition of Health Hazards.

METAL PRODUCTION.

Metal Production--Aluminum, Iron, and Steel.

METAL PREPARATION.

Abrasive Blasting.

Metal Degreasing.

METAL PRODUCT FABRICATION.

Forging.

Welding.

Heat Treating.

METAL FINISHING.

Electroplating.

Painting.

CHEMICAL-BASED PRODUCTS.

Chemical Processing.

Petroleum Refineries.

Plastic Products.

ELECTRONICS.

Microelectronics.

Batteries.

MINERALS.

Quarrying.

Mining.

Asphalt Products.

Ceramic Products.

MISCELLANEOUS.

Pulp and Paper.

Textile Fibers--Cotton and Rayon.

Appendices.

Index.