1st Edition

Occupational Exposures Chemical Carcinogens and Mutagens

By Frances Alston, Onwuka Okorie Copyright 2023
    208 Pages 10 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Occupational Exposures: Chemical Carcinogens and Mutagens offers a focused emphasis on chemical exposures associated with carcinogenic and mutagenic impacts along with associated controls for mitigating and controlling exposures. It discusses a range of topics including hematopoietic system impact, reproductive system impact, inorganic compounds, halogenated compounds, carbamates, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, aromatic amines, product elimination and substation, exposure control methods, and human biological impact.

    • Presents a comprehensive account of carcinogens and mutagens for occupational and environmental health professionals
    • Covers preventive measures and controls for carcinogens and mutagens
    • Discusses exposure controls, exposure pathways, impacts, and treatments

    The book is ideal for professionals and graduate students in the fields of occupational health and safety, industrial engineering, and chemical engineering.

    1. Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons.

    2. Aromatic Amines.

    3. Nitrosamines.

    4. Azo Dyes.

    5. Carbamates.

    6. Halogenated Compounds.

    7. Inorganics Compounds.

    8. Chemical Carcinogens.

    9. Mutagens.

    10. Chemical Agents and Occupational Related Diseases.

    Appendix A. Exposure and Risk Assessment Strategy.

    Appendix B. Exposure Monitoring.

    Appendix C. Personal Protective Equipment.

    Appendix D. Medical Surveillance.


    Dr. Frances Alston is an Adjutant Professor at Oregon State University and the 2018 President of the American Society for Engineering Manager. She is also a Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) and has built a solid career leading the development and management of Environment, Safety, Health, and Quality (ESH&Q) programs in diverse cultural environments.

    Dr. Onwuka Okorie is an Industrial Hygiene Professional and Subject Matter Expert at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in Livermore California. He is a Certified Industrial Hygienist and a Certified Safety Professional, and a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH).