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Protecting Personnel at Hazardous Waste Sites - William Martin

Protecting Personnel at Hazardous Waste Sites

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Published: 1st January 2000
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The latest edition of this book brings together a wide range of occupational safety and health recommendations and practices directly applying to hazardous waste site cleanups. In addition to providing the most current information on maximum protection for cleanup personnel, this book is a practical, authoritative guide for those involved in cleanup operations.
The completely updated third edition cites the newest OSHA and NIOSH recommendations that have developed over the past decade and explores the new federal emphasis in hazardous waste site cleanups such as radiation safety, toxicology, unexploded ordnance, OSHA training, EPA training, and site health and safety plans.
Covers a wide array of occupational safety and health practices and recommendations applicable to hazardous waste clean-up
Provides the most up-to-date information on maximum protection for workers
Cites the newest OSHA and NIOSH recommendations and explores federal government emphases in the area

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Authorsp. xi
Introduction: and Federal Programsp. 1
Information Gathering, Site Characterization and Information Resourcesp. 23
Occupational Health and Safety Programs for Hazardous Waste Workersp. 51
Toxicology and Risk Assessmentp. 83
Air Monitoring at Hazardous Waste Sitesp. 137
Compatibility Testingp. 182
Medical Surveillance for Hazardous Waste Workersp. 207
Engineering Controls: Site layoutp. 228
Personal Protective Equipmentp. 251
Heat Stress in Industrial Protective Encapsulating Garmentsp. 295
Decontaminationp. 356
Trainingp. 387
Health and Safety Plans and Contingency Plansp. 420
Radiation Safetyp. 441
Ordnance, Explosive Waste, and Unexploded Ordnancep. 459
Monitoring Well Health and Safetyp. 483
Transportation Safetyp. 498
ISO 9000 and 14,000 for Hazardous Waste Operationsp. 534
Abbreviationsp. 564
Acronymsp. 567
Chemical Formulasp. 570
Glossaryp. 572
Example: DoD Site Health and Safety Plan (HASP)p. 580
Example: Industrial Site Health and Safety Plan (HASP)p. 584
Hazardous Waste Management of DoE Sitesp. 605
Protecting Ecological Workers at hazardous Waste Sitesp. 625
Indexp. 639
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ISBN: 9780750670494
ISBN-10: 0750670495
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 664
Published: 1st January 2000
Publisher: BUTTERWORTH-HEINEMANN
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.33 x 16.56  x 4.01
Weight (kg): 1.04
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised