Engineering and Health in Compressed Air Work: Proceedings of the International Conference, Oxford, September 1992, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Engineering and Health in Compressed Air Work

Proceedings of the International Conference, Oxford, September 1992, 1st Edition

Edited by F.M. Jardine, R.I. McCallum

Spon Press

668 pages

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Description

This book is the record of the conference held in Oxford in 1992 organised by CIRIA, and co-sponsored by the Health and Safety Executive, The British Tunnelling Society and the Medical Research Council's Hyperbaric Sciences Panel. The book consolidates international medical and engineering knowledge and experience on the use of compressed air and hyperbaric techniques, and looks to how they can be safely used in the future.

Reviews

"This book is a must for all concerned with compressed air working." - Civil Engineering

Table of Contents

Keynote lectures. Construction projects. Bone necrosis. Engineering design. Occupational health and safety. Decompression illness. Decompression illness and clinical practice. Codes and regulations. Developing technologies. Challenges for the future. Appendices. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARC009000
ARCHITECTURE / Methods & Materials
TEC005000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General