Health Hazards Books

  • Environmental Hazards Methodologies for Risk Assessment and Management

    From the beginning of 21st century, there has been an awareness of risk in the environment along with a growing concern for the continuing potential damage caused by hazards. In order to ensure environmental sustainability, a better understanding of natural disasters and their impacts is essential.   It has been recognized that a holistic and ...

  • Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities - Second Edition

    For student edition please click here. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Rapid and important developments in the area of energy - water nexus over the last two to three years have been significant. This new edition of Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities is timely and continues to ...

  • Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities - Second Edition - Student Edition

    This is the Paperback Student Edition of Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities - Second Edition ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Rapid and important developments in the area of energy - water nexus over the last two to three years have been significant. This new edition of Water and Energy: Threats ...

  • Sanitation and Hygiene in Africa: Where do We Stand?

    You can download the ebook free of charge. The Third African Sanitation and Hygiene Conference was held in Kigali, Rwanda in July 2011. It was hosted by the Government of the Republic of Rwanda, and the African Minister_x0019_s Council on Water. The meeting attracted extraordinary interest: over 1000 people registered and nearly 900 people ...

  • Meeting the Challenge of Financing Water and Sanitation

    The investments needed to deliver sustainable water and sanitation services, including the funds that are needed to operate and maintain the infrastructure, expand their coverage and upgrade service delivery to meet current social and environmental expectations, are huge. Yet, most systems are underfunded with dire consequences for water and ...

  • OECD Water Resources and Sanitation Set

    Special Offer: OECD Water Resources and Sanitation Set Purchase all four reports together and save over 30% on buying separately. Includes: Sustainable Management of Water Resources in Agriculture Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) March 2010 - ISBN: 9781843393658 Managing Water for All Organisation for Economic ...

  • Measures on Hazardous Substances Registration

    On October 11, 201, China's State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) issued the notice for public consultation (by 18 November 2011) on the newly revised draft of the Measures on Hazardous Substances Registration. The revised Measures are about to take effect on December 1, 2011; the old Measures (2002 version) will be annulled. Created as a ...

  • Benefits of Investing in Water and Sanitation

    Part of OECD Water Policy and Finance Set - Buy all four reports and save over 30% on buying separately! The provision of water supply, sanitation and wastewater services generates substantial benefits for public health, the economy and the environment. Benefits from the provision of basic water supply and sanitation services such as those implied ...

  • KfW Water Symposium 2009 - Financing Sanitation

    You can download the ebook free of charge. The central objective of the International Year of Sanitation was to put the global community on track to achieve the Millennium Development Goals MDG sanitation target.However, one year later, it is still difficult to keep sanitation high on the agenda, while practical action is required to encourage ...

  • Advances in State of the Art of Fire Testing

    Eleven peer-reviewed papers highlight the latest research and modifications for conducting standardized fire testing. It provides an understanding and appreciation for the results of standard fire tests and properly addresses the hazards associated with future technological advances.By standardizing the testing, the performance of different ...

  • 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 ...

  • Water and Environmental Technology

    This section includes Volumes 11.01 through 11.07.Volume 11.01 Water (I)Volume 11.02 Water (II)Volume 11.03 Occupational Health and Safety; Protective ClothingVolume 11.04 Waste ManagementVolume 11.05 Pesticides; Environmental Assessment; Hazardous Substances and Oil Spill ...

  • Landslides and Engineered Slopes. From the Past to the Future: Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Landslides and Engineered Slopes, 30 June - 4 July 2008, Xi´an, China

    270 Expert contributions on aspects of landslide hazards, encompassing geological modeling and soil and rock mechanics, landslide processes, causes and effects, and damage avoidance and limitation strategies. Reference source for academics and professionals in geo-mechanical and geo-technical engineering, and others involved with research, design, ...

  • HAZOP : Guide to Best Practice, 2nd Edition

    The second edition of this bestselling title has been brought completely up-to-date. HAZOP is a technique developed specifically for use in the chemical and process industries, and is a detailed method for systematic examination of a well-defined processor operation, either planned or existing. This guide describes and illustrates the HAZOP study ...

  • Earthquakes and Tsunamis in the Past: A Guide to Techniques in Historical Seismology

    This handbook defines the discipline of historical seismology by detailing the latest research methodologies for studying historical earthquakes and tsunamis. Incorporating examples from a broad geographic region (including Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, central Asia, and the Americas), the text presents numerous interpretations and ...

  • Water Quality for Ecosystem and Human Health (Second Edition)

    The purpose of the new edition is to introduce the basic concepts of water quality and how it is related to ecosystem and human health; and to present an overview and assessments of current and upcoming global water quality issues with examples from around the world.  It also includes a new chapter highlighting how Ecohydrology can serve to ...

  • Water and Environmental Technology

    This section includes Volumes 11.01 through 11.07.Volume 11.01 Water (I)Volume 11.02 Water (II)Volume 11.03 Occupational Health and Safety; Protective ClothingVolume 11.04 Waste ManagementVolume 11.05 Pesticides; Environmental Assessment; Hazardous Substances and Oil Spill ...

  • Handbook of Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents, Second Edition

    Extensively revised and updated, this second edition of the bestselling Handbook of Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents goes well beyond the “dirty thirty” commonly discussed agents and provides rapid access to a wide range of agents that can be used as weapons. This edition incorporates additional classes of agents, expands existing classes, ...

  • 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 ...

  • Central America: Geology, Resources and Hazards - 2 Volume Set

    An integrated treatment of the principal fields of classical and applied geosciences of Central America, this authoritative two-volume monograph treats the region as a whole, exploring geology, earth resources and geo-hazards across political boundaries. It reviews the published literature, and supplements it with an abundance of information from ...

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