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Occupational, industrial, and environmental toxicology

Author: Michael I Greenberg
Publisher: [St. Louis, Mo.] : Mosby, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Sixty-six chapters detail the various poisons to which workers are most commonly exposed. Written by doctors and scientists from around the world, the chapters address the work-related toxicological dangers associated with specific jobs, industries, and workplace settings. For example, different chapters discuss the risks faced by artists, carpenters, dry cleaners, and welders, the hazards posed by auto  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael I Greenberg
ISBN: 0323013406 9780323013406
OCLC Number: 50803959
Description: xxiii, 829 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: A brief history of occupational, industrial, and environmental toxicology --
Occupational toxicology --
Artists and artisans --
Athletes --
Aviation personnel --
Carpenters and wookworkers --
Commercial fishing and related industries --
Concrete workers and masons --
Divers --
Doctors, nurses, and dentists --
Domestic and building maintenance workers --
Dry cleaners --
Electricians --
Electroplaters --
Exterminators --
Farmers and farm personnel --
Firefighters --
Florists and groundskeepers --
Food preparation personnel --
Hairdressers and cosmetologists --
Jewelers --
Longshoremen, stevedores, and dockworkers --
Mechanics --
Military personnel --
Military personnel part II : biologic threats --
Military personnel part III : chemical threats --
Morticians --
Painters and furniture refinishers --
Child laborers --
Plumbers and pipefitters --
Police and law enforcement personnel --
Printers --
Roofers and roadbuilders --
Sandblasters --
Seafarers --
Sanitation and sewer workers --
Shoemakers --
Smelters and metal reclaimers --
Welders and joiners --
Veterinarians, zookeepers, and other animal handlers --
Occupational exposure limits --
Industrial technology --
Commercial aircraft manufacturing --
Automobile manufacturing industry --
Furniture manufacturing --
Beryllium-related industries --
Chemical manufacturing --
Mining industry --
Petroleum industry --
Pharmaceutical manufacturing --
Pulp and paper industry --
Railroad industry --
Semiconductor manufacturing --
Ship- and boatbuilding, ship repair, and ship breaking industries --
Textile manufacturing industry --
Plastics industry --
Environmental toxicology --
Risk communication --
The indoor environment --
Outdoor air pollution --
Water pollution --
Asbestos --
Chemical carcinogenesis --
Noise pollution --
Ionizing radiation --
Nonionizing radiation --
Occupationally-related snakebite --
Residential radon --
Clandestine drug laboratories.
Responsibility: editor-in-chief, Michael I. Greenberg ; editors, Richard J. Hamilton, Scott D. Phillips, Gayla J. McCluskey.


Organized by occupation, industry and environment, this text covers which agents are plausible for exposure, systemic effects and suggested treatments. It provides a chemical agent cross-referencing  Read more...


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