chemical safety improvement Books

  • 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 ...

  • COMMON GROUND, CONSENSUS BUILDING, and CONTINUAL IMPROVEMENT: International Standards and Sustainable Building

    Thirteen peer-reviewed papers examine current and developing sustainable building and product standards for manufacturers, designers, retailers, the general public, and government regulators. The key objectives for a high performance building include: accessibility, aesthetics, cost effectiveness, functionality, historic preservation, security, ...

  • 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 ...

  • Hazardous Substances in Refineries 2005 Edition - BP Process Safety Series

    Winner of Frank Lees Medal 2004 as the most meritorious publication on the topic of safety and loss preventionIChemE members and student members receive a 10% discountOn top of all hydrocarbons, nitrogen, hydrogen sulphide, hydrogen fluoride, and many other hazardous chemicals are handled routinely in refineries. Contact with these can prove fatal ...

  • Hazards of Nitrogen and Catalyst Handling 2006 Edition – BP Process Safety Series

    Despite often being used as a 'safety' tool, nitrogen has proved that it can be as deadly as any other gas handled in the chemical and oil industries. This book aims to improve the understanding of the basic principles for the safe use of nitrogen. Split into two sections (Safe use of nitrogen and Safe handling of catalyst), Hazards of Nitrogen ...

  • LNG Fire Protection and Emergency Response (2007 Edition)

    Part of the BP Process Safety series, this book is intended for fire and emergency responders, design engineers, project engineers, facility operators, and safety professionals. The title aims to improve understanding of the nature and hazards of LNG and the special fire hazards management and emergency response measures required for such ...

  • Chlorination/Dechlorination Handbook

    This all-inclusive book of chlorine-based chemicals is designed to help the wastewater professional apply the science of disinfection using the most up-to-date practices to ensure safety and control odors. This book is broken into sections that discuss the chemistry of chlorine compounds, handling and use of the chemicals, regulations that govern ...

  • Technical Report Series No. 34 : Environmental Management in the Pulp & Paper Industry

    The technical report outlines the potential to improve environmental performance in both large and small mills throughout the world. Environmental issues covered in the report include water and air emissions, over-use of resources, solid waste management, and chemical safety. These issues are addressed through a variety of action programmes ...

  • Indoor Air Quality Engineering: Environmental Health and Control of Indoor Pollutants

    Written by experts, Indoor Air Quality Engineering offers practical strategies to construct, test, modify, and renovate industrial structures and processes to minimize and inhibit contaminant formation, distribution, and accumulation. The authors analyze the chemical and physical phenomena affecting contaminant generation to optimize system ...

  • Practical Environmental Analysis

    New techniques, improvements in understanding and changes in regulations relating to environmental analysis mean that students, technicians and lecturers alike need an up-to-date guide to practical environmental analysis. This unique book provides detailed instructions for practical experiments in environmental analysis. The comprehensive coverage ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Desalination Technology

    Desalination Technology: Health and Environmental Impacts  covers the latest developments in desalination, examining the environmental and public health-related impacts of these technologies. Written by international experts, the text presents specifications for assessing water quality, technical issues associated with desalination technologies, ...

  • PERFORMANCE of PROTECTIVE CLOTHING: Global Needs and Emerging Markets: 8th Symposium

    Nineteen peer-reviewed papers address a range of topics related to the performance of protective clothing for government and industrial workers, first responders, and civilians. Five sections cover: Nuclear, biological, and chemical protective apparel—how to effectively evaluate material choices for chemical protective apparel using ...

  • Risk Analysis of Complex and Uncertain Systems

    In Risk Analysis of Complex and Uncertain Systems acknowledged risk authority Tony Cox shows all risk practitioners how Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA) can be used to improve risk management decisions and policies. It develops and illustrates QRA methods for complex and uncertain biological, engineering, and social systems – systems that have ...

  • Living with the Earth, Third Edition: Concepts in Environmental Health Science

    Includes all the bells and whistles you and your students have come to expect It’s hard to imagine a book more innovative and groundbreaking than Living with the Earth: Concepts in Environmental Health Science, Third Edition. The first edition won the CHOICE award for Outstanding Academic Book and both previous editions became bestsellers in ...

  • Long-term Performance of Permeable Reactive Barriers

    While extensive research has been performed on many technological aspects of permeable reactive barriers and a number of contaminants have so far been successfully treated by PRB systems, long-term performance has not been extensively considered and little is known about the processes influencing long-term behaviour. This gap in our knowledge is ...

  • Metals and Related Substances in Drinking Water

    Part of Metals and Related Substances in Drinking Water Set - buy all five books together to save over 30%!  Metals and Related Substances in Drinking Water comprises the proceedings of COST Action 637 – METEAU, held in Kristianstad, Sweden, October 13-15, 2010 This book collates the understanding of the various factors which control metals and ...

  • 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, ...

  • API RP 581 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    PurposeThis recommended practice provides quantitative procedures to establish an inspection program using riskbased methods for pressurized fixed equipment including pressure vessel, piping, tankage, pressure relief devices, and heat exchanger tube bundles. API RP 580 [1] provides guidance on developing a risk-based inspection program for fixed ...

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