Disaster!: A Compendium of Terrorist, Natural, and Man-Made Catastrophes

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2006 - Medical - 295 pages
Prepare yourself for disasterstart with Michael I. Greenbergs new reference, Disaster! A Compendium of Terrorist, Natural, and Man-Made Catastrophesthe most current information on historically destructive events available! This single resource offers a comprehensive overview of significant historical man-made and environmental toxicological incidents. Written by an expert in the field, Disaster! A Compendium of Terrorist, Natural, and Man-Made Catastrophes teaches readers about the numerous man-made incidents resulting from occupational or industrial accidents that have led to environmental contamination, illness, and death.
 

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Contents

Chemical Warfare Chlorine
17
Chlordecone
23
Diethyltin Diiodide
29
FentanylLaced Heroin
33
Hydrazine N2H4
39
Lead Tetraethyl and Tetramethyl
45
Methylmercury
51
BNaphthylamine
52
Endotoxin
89
Hantavirus
93
Palytoxin Poisoning
106
RADIOLOGICAL EVENTS
133
Nuclear Contamination
149
Aluminum Dust Explosion
155
Chlorine Gas Explosion
161
Coal Mine Fires
226

Petroleum
58
Ricin
64
Aflatoxin
77
Cyclosporiasis
83
Ethylene Explosions
232
Fireworks Explosion
245
Plastics Explosions andor Fires
254
Index
269

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