Recognition Of Health Hazards In Industry: A Review Of Materials And Processes
- Publish Date: 1981-09-23
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: William A. Burgess
A practical guide to industrial operations and their effects on the health of workers in more than forty different industries and occupations. Outlines the general format of a plant survey; details the common unit operations encountered in many different industrial settings; contains a concise review of selected industrial production facilities for industries employing large numbers of workers. For each setting or process, the book explains: how the operation is conducted; the materials in use; air contaminants that may exist in the workplace, with identification of their physical form and origin; the physical stresses encountered in the industry, including heat, vibration, and noise problems; and recommended control procedures enabling the reader to gauge the conformity of a given plant with good engineering practice.