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.
A guide to identifying major health hazards and control mechanisms in the industrial workplace, for occupational health and safety professionals. This revised and updated edition includes new and expanded information on such topics as microelectronics, chemical processing, plastics fabrication, published exposure data, and epidemiological and other health status studies. The added detail in this edition on processes and materials is enhanced by illustrative flowcharts and field studies. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)