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Clay's Handbook of Environmental Health

21st Edition

Edited by Stephen Battersby, Stephen Battersby


1,072 pages

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Clay’s Handbook of Environmental Health, since its first publication in 1933, has provided a definitive guide for the environmental health practitioner, or reference for the consultant or student. This 21th edition continues as a first point of reference, reviewing the core principles, techniques and competencies, and then outlining the specialist subjects. It has been refocused on the current curriculum of the UK’s Chartered Institute of Environmental Health but should also readily suit the generalist or specialist working outside the UK.

Table of Contents

1. Historical Context, Philosophy, and Principles of Environmental Health 2. Environmental Health – a Changing Practice 3. Communication in Environmental Health 4. Research and Evidence Based Environmental Health 5. Regulation and Environmental Health Governance 6. Legal Systems and the Role of Law in Environmental Health and Approaches to Regulation 7. Business Management, Environmental Health and the EHP/Business Interface 8. Environmental Management Systems 9. Constructions and Related Matters Relevant to Environment Health 10. Human Physiology, Hazards and Health Risks 11. Housing, Health, and the Domestic Environment 12. Water and Environmental Health 13. Food, Food Safety and Healthy Eating 14. The Work and Leisure Environments 15. Air and Air Quality 16. Pest Management and Vector Control 17. Waste Management 18. Land and Land Use 19. Noise and Vibration 20. Port Health 21. Environmental Health in Different Settings 22. The International Dimension

About the Editors

Stephen Battersby is a freelance Housing and Environmental Health Consultant. He was the President of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health from 2008 to 2011 and is currently a Vice-President. He was awarded the MBE for services to Environmental Health in the 2014 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General