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    Safety First: Slips, Trips, and Falls DVD

    Slips, trips, and falls are the most common types of workplace accidents. Most of these types of accidents are avoidable by using common sense and being aware of surroundings. This DVD shows workers how to keep areas as free as possible of hazards, choose proper shoes and safety gear, and properly use equipment like fall arrest systems, ladders, ...

  • Habitat Conservation Opportunities in Natural Hazard Areas

    The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) and the University of North Carolina Institute for the Environment (IE) have released a report identifying opportunities to coordinate habitat conservation and hazard mitigation planning in areas at risk of flooding and other natural hazards. The report provides recommendations for improving implementation of ...

  • Nuclear Hazards in the World

    The far-reaching effects of radiological hazards on population, environment, agriculture etc., are not yet clear and only limited research is being done in this specific field to date. The author provides updated information in several radiological hazardous areas based on field work between 1995 and 2000. The sites include the Techa Riverside, ...

  • Bioclimatology and Natural Hazards

    Anthropogenic influences to the earth's system, including the atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, cryosphere and lithosphere, represent a serious challenge to our planet's ecosystems and natural environments. Bioclimatology, hydrology, bio-hydrology and eco-physiology are important scientific research areas with wide application to environmental ...

  • Mechanized Tunnelling in Urban Areas

    Internationally, the mechanized excavation of tunnels has intensified in the last two decades, as the number of tunnels being constructed for subways and railway underpasses increases. The subject of mechanized tunnelling in urban areas has not previously received the attention that it deserves, despite there being specific hazards associated with ...

  • Hazardous Solid Waste Testing

    The first in a series of publications provides a basis for new methodology in the testing of industrial solid wastes. This publication is one of the first technical testing manuals for identifying and characterizing hazardous solid wastes in terms of disposal options. The book is divided into five areas: • Laboratory Extractions and Leaching ...

  • Industrial Hazards and Plant Safety

    Here is a new and analytical approach to chemical plant safety-encompassing design, construction, and operation to reduce the likelihood of hazardous incidents as well as actions to mitigate their consequences should they still occur. The most significant safety issues are addressed both from the viewpoint of the fundamental phenomena and the ...

  • Advanced Hazardous Waste Management

    This manual answers the most frequently asked questions on hazardous waste from environmental coordinators, compliance officers, managers, waste handlers, and others who need to know how to manage hazardous waste properly. It contains guidance on hazardous waste issues that are not clearly addressed in the federal regulations, providing insight on ...

  • Hazardous and Industrial Waste Management and Testing

    Papers are divided into four areas: analysis of wastes and waste disposal sites; amelioration of wastes in the disposal environment; waste as resource; and international perspectives on waste ...

  • The Economics of Hazardous Waste and Contaminated Land

    Professor Sigman has selected the most authoritative previously published papers for this pathbreaking collection. This timely book examines private decision-making and government policy for the management of hazardous waste, the clean-up of contaminated land and the redevelopment of brownfield sites. Issues explored include the success of ...

  • Advances in Hazardous Industrial Waste Treatment

    As the global nature of pollution becomes increasingly obvious, successful hazardous waste treatment programs must take a total environmental control approach that encompasses all areas of pollution control. With its focus on new developments in innovative and alternative environmental technology, design criteria, effluent standards, managerial ...

  • Harmonization of Seismic Hazard in Vrancea Zone

    This volume summarizes the main findings of the NATO Science for Peace Project SfP-980468 Harmonization of Seismic Hazard and Risk Reduction in Countries Influenced by Vrancea Earthquakes. It addresses the problems of regional seismic hazard assessment, its application to the Vrancea zone that influences the territories of Romania, Bulgaria, and ...

  • Harmonization of Seismic Hazard in Vrancea Zone

    This volume summarizes the main findings of the NATO Science for Peace Project SfP-980468 Harmonization of Seismic Hazard and Risk Reduction in Countries Influenced by Vrancea Earthquakes. It addresses the problems of regional seismic hazard assessment, its application to the Vrancea zone that influences the territories of Romania, Bulgaria, and ...

  • Hazardous Waste Regulations for specific state

    The Environmental Protection Agency authorizes the states to enforce hazardous waste regulations that are more stringent than the federal regulations. Environmental Resource Center offers a state-by-state compendium that shows how each state's regulations differ from EPA. You can order compendia for one state, only the states you do business in, ...

  • Risk characterization of microbiological hazards in food. Guidelines

    Microbiological Risk Assessment SeriesThese guidelines provide descriptive guidance on how to conduct risk characterization in various contexts, and utilizing a variety of tools and techniques. They have been developed in recognition of the fact that a reliable estimation of risk is critical to the overall risk assessment. This volume contains ...

  • The Adria Microplate: GPS Geodesy, Tectonics and Hazards

    Tectonic motion of the Adria microplate exerts a first-order control on the tectonics, geology, seismology, resource distribution, and the geological hazards across a broad zone of south-central Europe and the north-central Mediterranean. Since its first application to geodynamical problems, GPS geodesy has gradually revealed the nature of motion ...

  • Geospatial Techniques in Urban Hazard and Disaster Analysis

    This book examines how Geographic Information Technologies (GIT) are being implemented to improve our understanding of a variety of hazard and disaster situations. The volume is a compilation of recent research using Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing (RS) and other technologies such as Global Positioning Systems (GPS) to examine ...

  • The Adria Microplate: GPS Geodesy, Tectonics and Hazards

    Tectonic motion of the Adria microplate exerts a first-order control on the tectonics, geology, seismology, resource distribution, and the geological hazards across a broad zone of south-central Europe and the north-central Mediterranean. Since its first application to geodynamical problems, GPS geodesy has gradually revealed the nature of motion ...

  • Vrancea Earthquakes: Tectonics, Hazard and Risk Mitigation

    This volume contains the most relevant peer-reviewed papers presented at The First International Workshop on Vrancea Earthquakes, held in Bucharest on November 1-4, 1997. Strong earthquakes in the Romanian Vrancea area have caused a high toll of casualties and extensive damage over the last several centuries. With a moment magnitude of 7.4, ...

  • Technologies for Environmental Cleanup: Toxic and Hazardous Waste Management

    It is generally acknowledged today that the most effective strategy for toxic and hazardous waste management is: reduction, reuse and recycle. However, to date most of the activity has been in treatment technologies. This book focuses on recent technological issues commercially available or in various stages of implementation. ...

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