Health Effects of Toxic Substances

Author: Michael J. Malachowski


ISBN: UCSC:32106017667285

Category: Hazardous substances

Page: 272

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Health Effects of Toxic Substances, 2nd Edition is a significantly expanded exploration of hazardous chemicals & their effects on human health & the principles of hazardous materials toxicology & industrial hygiene. Updated & revised for increased clarity & understanding, this inclusive, 312-page book maintains the first edition's original objective: to provide clear & concise explanations of topics & concepts in the field. The authors accomplish this objective by presenting the material in a logical fashion with brief chapter overviews, sample problems, & review questions for each chapter; the placement of important & new terminology in boldfaced text; & the addition of 41 figures & 16 tables throughout the text. The text of this new, Second Edition includes up-to-date & expanded coverage of industrial hygiene, risk assessment, & epidemiology as well as continued coverage of medical monitoring, treatment, & management; industrial toxicology; exposure & entry routes; action of toxic substances; target organ effects; & exposure control methods. The glossary, containing a collection of hazardous materials, toxicology, & industrial hygiene terms, has also been expanded to include a variety of medical & scientific terms.
Toxic Substances in Municipal Waste WaterA Guidance Manual for Negotiating Permits

Author: Peter Ruffier

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0873715330

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 240

View: 753

This timely new book presents practical information about the effective implementation of water-quality-based toxics control for wastewater treatment plants. It addresses five main subject areas, including approaches to toxics control, legal issues, toxicity identification and reduction evaluations, whole effluent toxicity testing, and chemical specific limits. Case examples from actual experiences illustrate workable solutions for implementing new water-quality-based permit requirements. The book provides a useful reference for wastewater treatment plant personnel, industrial wastewater treatment professionals, government agency regulators, environmental consultants, and environmental attorneys.