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Author Martin, William F.

Title Hazardous waste handbook for health and safety / William F. Martin, John M. Lippitt, Paul Webb
Edition Third edition
Published Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, [2000]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 254 pages)
Contents Introduction: Laws and regulations -- Hazards -- Planning and organization -- Site characterization -- Air monitoring -- Personal protective equipment -- Site control and work practices -- Decontamination -- Spills and site emergencies -- Medical monitoring programs -- Training -- Monitoring well safety at hazardous sites -- Hazardous waste transportation safety -- Appendix A: Abbreviations -- Appendix B: Acronyms -- Appendix C: Chemical formulas -- Appendix D: Glossary -- Appendix E: Sample site safety plan -- Appendix F: Medical occupational history -- Appendix G: Hazardous substance data sheet -- Appendix H: Chemical protective clothing recommendations -- Appendix I: Decontamination procedures for three typical levels of protection -- Appendix J: Health and safety checklist -- Appendix K: Chemical hazard data -- NIOSH pocket guide (sample) -- Appendix L: Toxicology review
Summary Hazardous Waste Handbook 3E offers a straightforward approach to protecting workers who clean up the nation's hazardous waste sites and chemical spills. Supervisors and site inspectors will find this handbook very useful in answering occupational health questions at the work site. The manual covers such topics as site characterization, air monitoring, personal protective equipment, decontamination, and site emergencies. Numerous health and safety checklists, hazardous-chemical data sheets, and personal protective equipment recommendations are presented for field decisions. The goal of the book
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Environmental health -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Hazardous waste sites -- Health aspects -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Hazardous waste sites -- Safety measures -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Environmental Monitoring.
Environmental Pollution.
Hazardous Waste.
Occupational Health.
Safety Management.
Genre/Form Handbook.
Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Lippitt, John M.
Webb, Paul J. (Paul Joel), 1962-
ISBN 0080495168 (electronic bk.)
9780080495163 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Hazardous waste handbook