Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety: Chemical, industries and occupations

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Jeanne Mager Stellman
International Labour Organization, Jan 1, 1998 - Electronic books - 4230 pages
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Chemical Properties and Toxicity Gunnar Nordberg Chapter Editor
SPECIALITY CROPS
Mushrooms LJ L D Van Griensven 64 53
Agromedicine Stanley H Schuman andjere A Brittain 64 61
Beverage Industry Lance A Ward Chapter Editor
Fishing Hulda Olafsdottir and Vilhjalmur Rafnsson Chapter Editors
OVERVIEW AND HEALTH EFFECTS
Health Effects and Disease Patterns JohnJ Svagr 67 7
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The WHO Guidelines to Classification
AND TOXICITY CHEMICALS
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28 Zirconium and Hafnium 63 45
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Harvesting Operations William E Field 64 19 Coffee Cultivation Jorge da Rocha Gomes and Bernardo Redrikow 64 56

Poultry Processing Tory Ashdown 67 17
Forestry Peter Poschen Chapter Editor
Hunting George A Conway Chapter Editor
Lumber Paul Demers and Kay Teschke Chapter Editors
Paper and Pulp Industry Kay Teschke and Paul Demers Chapter Editors
Bleaching George Astrakianakis and Judith Anderson 72 8
DISEASE AND INJURY PATTERNS
INDUSTRIES BASED ON NATURAL RESOURCES
Mining and Quarrying James Armstrong and Raji Menon Chapter Editors
Oil Exploration and Drilling Richard S Kraus Chapter Editor
Power Generation and Distribution Michael Crane Chapter Editor
CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES
Oil and Natural Gas Richard S Kraus Chapter Editor
Pharmaceutical Industry Keith Tait Chapter Editor
Rubber Industry Louis S Beliczky and John Fajen Chapter Editors
MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES
Metal Processing and Metal Working Industry Michael McCann Chapter Editor
Microelectronics and Semiconductors Michael E Williams Chapter Editor
Glass Ceramics and Related Materials Jonathan P Hellerstein Joel Bender
Woodworking Jon Parish Chapter Editor
TEXTILES AND APPAREL INDUSTRIES
Leather Fur and Footwear Michael McCann Chapter Editor
Textile Goods Industry A Lee Ivester and John D Neefus Chapter Editors
TRANSPORT INDUSTRIES
Motor Vehicles and Heavy Equipment Franklin E Mirer Chapter Editor
Ship and Boat Building and Repair James R Thornton Chapter Editor
HEALTH PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT
Health Risks of Underground Construction Work Bohuslav Mdlek 93 8
MAJOR SECTORS AND THEIR HAZARDS
TOOLS EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS
Elevators Escalators and Hoists J Staal and John Quackenbush 93 40
Prevention of Occupational Dermatosis among Workers Exposed
Education and Training Services Michael McCann Chapter Editor
Emergency and Security Services Tee L Guidotti Chapter Editor
Entertainment and the Arts Michael McCann Chapter Editor
Zoos and Aquariums Ken Sims 96 39
Circuses and Amusement and Theme Parks William Avert 96 42
Environmental Protection and Public Health Issues Michael McCann 96 51
ERGONOMICS AND HEALTH CARE
Work Schedules and Night Work in Health Care Madeleine R EstrynBehar 97 22
HEALTH CARE WORKERS AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Tuberculosis Prevention Control and Surveillance Robert J Mullan 97 43
Overview of Chemical Hazards in Health Care Jeanne Mager Stellman 97 47
THE HOSPITAL ENVIRONMENT
Hospital Waste Management M P Arias 97 61
Hotels and Restaurants Pam Tau Lee Chapter Editor
Office and Retail Trades Jonathan Rosen Chapter Editor
Personal and Community Services Angela Babin Chapter Editor
Public and Government Services David LeGrande Chapter Editor
Transport Industry and Warehousing LaMont Byrd Chapter Editor
Case Studies of Air Traffic Controllers in the United States and Italy Paul A Landsbergis 102 9
Aircraft Flight Operations Nancy GarciaandH Gartmann 102 12
Ergonomics of Bus Driving Alfons Grosbrink and Andreas Mahr 102 23
RAIL TRANSPORT
Rail Operations NeilMcManus 102 33
Subways George J McDonald 102 34
STORAGE
Warehousing John Lund 102 61
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Safe Handling and Storage of Chemicals A E Quinn 61 10
Laboratory Hygiene FrankMiller 61 16
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Indigenous divers David Gold 66 3
Environmental
FOOD INDUSTRY
Health Effects and Disease Patterns JohnJ Svagr 67 7
Poultry Processing Tony Ashdown 67 17
Cocoa Production and the Chocolate Industry
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Disease and Injury Patterns Paul Demers 71 9
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Bleaching George Astrakianakis and Judith Anderson 72 8
DISEASE AND INJURY PATTERNS
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Rolling Mills H Schneider 73 9
Environmental and Public Health Issues 73 14
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Types of Coal Mining Fred W Hermann 74 8
Underground Coal Mining Simon Walker 74 16
Surface Coal Mining Management Paul Westcott 74 22
Ground Control in Underground
Lighting in Underground Mines Don Trotter 74 36
Detection of Gases Paul MacKemieWood 74 42
DRILLING INDUSTRIES BASED ON NATURAL RESOURCES
DISTRIBUTION INDUSTRIES BASED ON NATURAL RESOURCES
Electric Power Generation Transmission
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EXAMPLES OF CHEMICAL PROCESSING OPERATIONS
Plastics Industry P K Law and TJ Britlon 11 12
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Effects of Synthetic Oestrogens on Pharmaceutical
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Electric Lamp and Tube Manufacture Albert M Zielinsti 81 10
AND REPRODUCTION
Health Issues and Disease Patterns Barry R Friedlander 85 8
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Wood Planing Machines Beat Wegmiiller 86 9
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Controls and Health Effects Denis Boarder 90 9
EQUIPMENT TRANSPORT INDUSTRIES
REPAIR TRANSPORT INDUSTRIES
Ship and Boat Construction and Repair Jamo R Thornton 92 2
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Vocational Training and Apprenticeships Gary Gibson 94 8
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Firefighting Hazards Tee L Guidotti 95 4
Health and Safety Hazards of Maritime
The Russian Overview of Chemical Hazards
ERGONOMICS AND HEALTH CARE Waste Anaesthetic Gases Xavier Guardino Sola 97 51
SERVICES SERVICES AND TRADE
Laundries Garment and Dry Cleaning
Funeral Services Mary 0 Brophy and Jonathan T Haney 100 12
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Case Studies of Air Traffic Controllers in the United
Effects of Gravity Acceleration
Violence in Gasoline Stations LeonJ Warshaw 102 31
Subways George McDonald 102 34
Storage and Transportation of Crude Oil Natural Gas
Warehousing John Lund 102 61
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