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Substitutes for Hazardous Chemicals in the Workplace

1st Edition

By Gitte Goldschmidt, Lone Wibroe

CRC Press

192 pages

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The only way to completely eliminate the health effects associated with hazardous materials is to eliminate the material. How and when should dangerous chemical products be replaced with safer products? Substitutes for Hazardous Chemicals in the Workplace answers this question and others, including:

Table of Contents

Introduction

Definition of the Concept of Substitution

The Working Process of Substitution

Implements for the Assessment of Substances and Materials

Case Study

Examples

Index of Professional Groups

General Literature on Substitution

Handbook Literature to be used in Toxicity Assessments

References

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How and when should dangerous chemical products be replaced with safer products?

Substitutes for Hazardous Chemicals in the Workplace answers this question and others, including:

  • How can the danger of chemical substances and products be assessed?

  • Is there sufficient toxicological information available on the chemical substitution?

  • What are the chronological steps that must be taken to successfully substitute one chemical substance with another chemical substance?

  • How will the new chemical influence - and be influenced by - other chemicals in the workplace?

  • How will the new chemical affect the workplace machinery, if at all?

  • How can the secondary effects (if any) of the new chemical be determined and evaluated?

    With 162 examples, hints, guidelines, and tools for how and when to replace dangerous chemicals with less dangerous ones, Substitutes for Hazardous Chemicals in the Workplace is an excellent working reference for every lab and every individual working with chemicals.

  • Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    SCI013000
    SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
    SCI026000
    SCIENCE / Environmental Science
    TEC017000
    TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety