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Main Title Environmental health and hazard risk assessment principles and calculations / [electronic resource] :
Author Theodore, Louis.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Dupont, R. Ryan.
Publisher CRC Press,
Year Published 2012
Call Number RA566.27.T44 2012eb
Subjects Health risk assessment. ; Environmental health. ; Hazardous substances--Risk assessment. ; Environmental risk assessment.
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Collation xxiv, 591 p.
Includes bibliographical references and index. Electronic reproduction.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
pt. 1. Introductory comments -- pt. 2. Health risk assessment -- pt. 3. Hazard risk assessment -- pt. 4. Case studies. "With the rise and expansion of the chemical and petroleum industries, so has there been a rise and expansion in related human health problems as well as human, material, and property losses due to fires, explosions, hazardous and toxic spills, equipment failures, and other accidents. This much-needed overview examines the fundamentals of health, safety, and accident management. It draws parallels between theoretical and real-world environmental problems as they relate to both human and environmental risk and offers in-depth guidance on human chemical exposure, emergency preparedness and response, environmental regulations, and much more"--