chemical regulatory management Books

  • “Other Regulatory Developments: Federal and European Union Chemical Management Initiatives in 2010”

    “Other Regulatory Developments: Federal and European Union Chemical Management Initiatives in 2010” in Environmental Regulation and Commercial Implications 2010: How the New Administration, Congress and the Courts Have Changed the Rules, Practising Law Institute ...

  • "Other Regulatory Developments: Federal and European Union Chemical Management Initiatives in 2010"

    'Other Regulatory Developments: Federal and European Union Chemical Management Initiatives in 2010' in Environmental Regulation and Commercial Implications 2010: How the New Administration, Congress and the Courts Have Changed the Rules, Practising Law Institute ...

  • The Politics of Chemical Risk: Scenarios for a Regulatory Future

    All industrial countries have developed regulatory systems to assess and manage the risk of chemical substances to the working and natural environment. The pressure to harmonize these often specialized regulatory systems is increasingly strong at the international level. Such harmonization not only entails the assessment of particular ...

  • Monitors of Organic Chemicals in the Environment

    The information contained in this book will be of interest to all scientists involved in research concerning environmental contaminants. In addition, natural resource managers and regulatory agencies will greatly benefit from an awareness of this technology and its application to monitoring, exposure assessment and mitigation/remediation of ...

  • Safe Use of Chemicals: A Practical Guide

    Exceptionally comprehensive, this guide provides an important service by collecting substantiated information on a huge number of chemicals. It covers their safe handing in a variety of settings including in work, domestic, and scientific settings. The text reviews aspects of toxicology including toxic symptoms, sources, safe handling, possible ...

  • Biosolids Engineering and Management

    Over the last 30 years, pollution and its effects on the environment have emerged as leading topics of interest. The desire for positive action to restore and protect the environment is growing worldwide. How serious are particular types of pollution? Is technology currently available to abate pollution? And do the costs of abatement justify the ...

  • Science of Ecosystem-based Management

    Science for Ecosystem-based Management: Narragansett Bay in the 21st Century addresses the broad problem of coastal nutrient pollution. In the U.S., approximately two thirds of the coastal rivers and bays are moderately to severely degraded from nutrient pollution. However, debates continue about how large a problem nutrient pollution is and what ...

  • Public Health Risk Assessment for Human Exposure to Chemicals

    Risks to humans as a consequence of chemical exposures are a complex issue with worldwide implications, especially in our modern societies. The effective management of human exposure to a variety of chemicals present in various sectors of society has indeed become a very important public health policy issue - and risk assessment promises a ...

  • Public Health Risk Assessment for Human Exposure to Chemicals

    Risks to humans as a consequence of chemical exposures are a complex issue with worldwide implications, especially in our modern societies. The effective management of human exposure to a variety of chemicals present in various sectors of society has indeed become a very important public health policy issue - and risk assessment promises a ...

  • Sittig´s Handbook of Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals and Carcinogens

    Safety and environmental health professionals, including industrial hygienists, safety managers, environmental specialists, safety engineers, toxicologists, chemical manufacturers and distributors, safety equipment manufacturers, waste disposal specialists, health care professionals including nurses and physicians, and first-response personnel ...

  • Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial

    A practical guide for the identification and management of a range of hazardous wastes, Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial integrates technical information including chemistry, microbiology, and engineering, with current regulations. Emphasizing basic environmental science and related technical fields, the book is an ...

  • Healthcare Hazard Control and Safety Management, Second Edition

    Surpassing the standard set by the first edition, Healthcare Hazard Control and Safety Management, Second Edition presents expansive coverage for healthcare professionals serving in safety, occupational health, hazard materials management, quality improvement, and risk management positions. Comprehensive in scope, the book covers all major issues ...

  • Research Digest - Infiltration vs. Surface Water Discharge: Guidance for Stormwater Managers

    Urban stormwater runoff contributes to the degradation of receiving surface waters and groundwater. This degradation is caused both by the increased flows that result from urbanization (i.e., the conversion of land surfaces from being infiltration zones to impervious zones) and by the pollutants (chemical and microbiological) that are carried by ...

  • Safe Management of Wastes from Health-care Activities

    This handbook provides the first comprehensive guide to the safe and efficient handling, treatment, and disposal of all categories of hazardous waste generated by health-care activities. Although the major emphasis is on waste generated by hospitals, guidelines and advice are also relevant to wastes produced in health centres, research facilities, ...

  • Product Stewardship: Life Cycle Analysis and the Environment

    Product Stewardship: Life Cycle Analysis and the Environment explores the regulatory and scientific aspects of the life-cycle consequences of bringing a chemical to market. Using case studies to bring critical points to life, this multidisciplinary text explores the factors that influence our risk management decisions. It bridges the academic ...

  • Greywater Reuse

    Greywater Reuse examines the features and implications of greywater reuse scientifically, quantitatively, and thoroughly. Based on the authors’ extensive studies of treatment facilities in urban and rural environments, development of greywater treatment systems, and research of potential environmental and health risks posed by greywater at ...

  • Rainwater Tank Systems for Urban Water Supply

    Rainwater tank systems have been widely adopted across the world to provide a safe local source of water in underdeveloped rural areas, a substitution for mains water for non potable end uses in water stressed urban areas, as well as providing flooding control in monsoonal climates such as Korea, or combined sewer systems such as Germany. The ...

  • TSCA Deskbook

    Part one of the TSCA Deskbook provides detailed analysis by leading experts of the Toxic Substances Control Act. This step-by-step analysis of the statute integrates statutory and regulatory provisions, Federal Register preambles, and agency memoranda and guidance to provide the clearest, most comprehensive guide available to the regulatory ...

  • Best Practice Guide on Metals Removal From Drinking Water By Treatment

    Part of Metals and Related Substances in Drinking Water Set - buy all five books together to save over 30%!  The EU Drinking Water Directive sets a range of standards for metals and related substances in drinking water, many of which are concerned with health protection. A number of these standards are very stringent and require compliance to be ...

  • Emerging Contaminant - Perchlorate Fact Sheet

    This fact sheet provides a brief summary for perchlorate, including physical and chemical properties, environmental and health impacts, existing federal and state guidelines, detection and treatment methods, and additional sources of information. Perchlorate is a persistent contaminant of concern that has presented a number of issues to the ...

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