building health Books

  • Office Building Safety and Health

    Protecting office workers from safety, health, and security risks at work is a key task of many safety and health professionals, particularly those responsible for the management of very large office complexes and high rise buildings. ...

  • The Business of Health - The Health of Business : Building the case for health, safety and wellness

    Ill-health and disease impair business performance by hampering individuals, communities and markets. The examples gathered in this publication serve to illustrate the business case for corporate action on health and demonstrate how companies can positively and imaginatively engage with these issues to create business ...

  • Education and Training in Indoor Air Sciences

    Many buildings fail to perform adequately, causing illness and productivity loss among the inhabitants. The growing impact of this problem on people and property values - and the increasing litigation to which it gives rise - clearly reveals the limitations in and piecemeal character of the current education of building and health ...

  • Accident/Incident Prevention Techniques

    This A-to-Z, hands-on guidebook addresses the responsibilities, principles, tools and techniques involved in accident investigation and loss control. It blends theory and applications and takes the reader from investigative planning and preparation through the various methods and equipment used, all the way to system safety applications. It covers ...

  • Seismic Assessment and Rehabilitation of Existing Buildings

    This book will appeal to specialist engineers with enquiring minds and, in a broader sense, to all who live in buildings, especially those in a seismically active region. While the continual development of building codes permits the design of new construction to resist earthquake loads more effectively, a major problem is that buildings which may ...

  • Accident/Incident Prevention Techniques

    This A-to-Z, hands-on guidebook addresses the responsibilities, principles, tools and techniques involved in accident investigation and loss control. It blends theory and applications and takes the reader from investigative planning and preparation through the various methods and equipment used, all the way to system safety applications. It covers ...

  • ASTM Standards on OCCUPATIONAL FOOTWEAR PROTECTION (PRINT)

    COMPLY with OSHA REGULATIONS This valuable new ASTM reference provides the latest standards for the protective footwear industry. Twelve standards help you comply with mandatory federal regulations on occupational footwear protection. They include: ASTM StandardsF 2412 Standard Test Methods for Foot ProtectionF 2413 Standard Specification ...

  • Improvement of the life cycle assessment methodology for dwellings

    The aim of this thesis is to improve the environmental life cycle assessment methodology for buildings by incorporating damage to the health of occupants of emissions from building materials and local traffic. It also intends to determine the overall impact reduction by building environmentally improved dwellings. This reduction is referred to as ...

  • Handbook of OSHA Construction Safety and Health, Second Edition

    A practical guide for eliminating safety and health hazards from construction worksites, the Handbook of OSHA Construction Safety and Health addresses the occupational safety and health issues faced by those working in the construction industry. The book covers a vast range of issues including program development, safety and health program ...

  • Global Environmental Change: The Threat to Human Health

    SummaryOver the past two-to-three hundred years, humanity’s ecological footprint has ballooned to such an extent that we are now fundamentally altering the planet. We have transformed the Earth’s land surface and altered the function of its ecosystems, and we are triggering the rapid loss of both terrestrial and marine life. We are ...

  • Sustainable Sport Management book

    Sustainable Sport Management is a comprehensive guide to managing sport organizations of all types and size in a more responsible manner.This book, sponsored by the United Nations Environment Program, takes up the torch from Greening our Games, David Chernushenko’s 1994 book, which introduced many in the sporting world to the concept of ...

  • State Radon Legislation - Issues and Options Report

    Radon exposure poses a threat to health when the gas enters buildings through cracks, other openings in the foundation, or in some other manner, and is trapped inside at high concentrations. EPA estimates that six million homes in the United States contain high radon levels. The potential for high indoor radon is greater in areas with certain ...

  • Tolley`s Health and Safety at Work (service with CD-ROM - Pay-in-Advance Version)

    Written by a team of experts on health and safety, this bestselling looseleaf service provides a comprehensive, accessible and frequently updated source of material covering all aspects of health and safety as well as related environmental and employment issues in an easy-to-use A-Z format. Providing clear interpretation of legislation and ...

  • Tolley`s Health and Safety at Work (service with CD-ROM - Pay-As-You-Go Version)

    Written by a team of experts on health and safety, this bestselling looseleaf service provides a comprehensive, accessible and frequently updated source of material covering all aspects of health and safety as well as related environmental and employment issues in an easy-to-use A-Z format. Providing clear interpretation of legislation and ...

  • Geological Disposal of Radioactive Wastes en Natural Annalogues (Hardbound)

    Many countries are currently exploring the option to dispose of highly radioactive solid wastes deep underground in purpose built, engineered repositories. A number of surface and shallow repositories for less radioactive wastes are already in operation. One of the challenges facing the nuclear industry is to demonstrate confidently that a ...

  • Geological Disposal of Radioactive Wastes en Natural Annalogues (Paperback)

    Many countries are currently exploring the option to dispose of highly radioactive solid wastes deep underground in purpose built, engineered repositories. A number of surface and shallow repositories for less radioactive wastes are already in operation. One of the challenges facing the nuclear industry is to demonstrate confidently that a ...

  • Asbestos In Construction (Handbook)

    Asbestos is a fine material for construction. But it poses health risks to your workers. If your employees build, demolish, repair or maintain structures, you must protect them from asbestos exposure and comply with the OSHA standard on this material, OSHA 1926.650-652. Through this program, get vital specific information on the proper uses of ...

  • Asbestos In Construction (Video)

    Asbestos is a fine material for construction. But it poses health risks to your workers. If your employees build, demolish, repair or maintain structures, you must protect them from asbestos exposure and comply with the OSHA standard on this material, OSHA 1926.650-652. Through this program, get vital specific information on the proper uses of ...

  • Asbestos In Construction (DVD)

    Asbestos is a fine material for construction. But it poses health risks to your workers. If your employees build, demolish, repair or maintain structures, you must protect them from asbestos exposure and comply with the OSHA standard on this material, OSHA 1926.650-652. Through this program, get vital specific information on the proper uses of ...

  • Characterizing Sources of Indoor Air Pollution and Related Sink Effects

    STP 1287 features state of the art information from leading experts in the field on indoor air pollution sources and their potential interactions with indoor sinks. In addition to a comprehensive overview of source/sink characterization methods, there are 29 peer-reviewed papers. Researchers and practitioners in the public and private sector from ...

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