Industrial Hygiene Control of Airborne Chemical Hazards: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Industrial Hygiene Control of Airborne Chemical Hazards

1st Edition

By William Popendorf

CRC Press

728 pages

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pub: 2006-05-15
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Do you need guidelines for choosing a substitute organic solvent that is safer to use? Do you need an effective, cheap but perhaps temporary way to reduce exposures before you can convince your employer to spend money on a long-term or more reliable solution? Do you need information about local exhaust ventilation or personal protective equipment l

Table of Contents

An Introduction to Industrial Hygiene Chemical Hazard Control. Basic Gas and Vapor Behavior. Basic Aerosol Behavior. Chemical Exposure Control Criteria. Vapor Generation and Plume Behavior. Vapor Pressure from Mixtures. Changing the Workplace. Source Control via Substitution. Other Source and Non-Ventilation Pathway Controls. An Overview of Local Exhaust Ventilation. Ventilation Flow Rates and Pressures. Measuring Ventilation Flow Rates. Selecting and Designing Local Exhaust Hoods. Predicting Pressure Losses in Ventilation Systems. Exhaust Air Cleaners and Stacks. Ventilation Fans. Ventilation Operating Costs. Local Exhaust Ventilation System Management. General Ventilation and Transient Conditions. General Ventilation in Steady State Conditions. Administrative Controls and Chemical Personal Protective Equipment. Respirator Controls.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety