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Handbook Of Hazardous Chemical Properties

Author : Nicholas P Cheremisinoff
ISBN : 9780080523835
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This volume provides extensive health (toxicological) and safety handling information and data on over 1,000 chemicals of commercial and industrial importance. This volume will provide extensive health (toxicological) and safe-handling information and data on more than 1000 chemicals of commercial and industrial importance. It provides chemical specific information pertinent to safe handling and transportation of chemicals, worker protection, emergency response information to address spills, explosions on fire situations, and chemical stability/reactivity data. It is designed as a standard reference handbook for chemical engineers, safety engineers, toxicologists, fire safety specialists, chemists, laboratory and plant technicians. Provides extensive health and safe-handling information on more than 1,000 Standard reference work for those involved in chemical engineering and related fields

Hazardous Chemicals Handbook

Author : P A CARSON
ISBN : 9780080523798
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 27. 78 MB
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Summarizes core information for quick reference in the workplace, using tables and checklists wherever possible. Essential reading for safety officers, company managers, engineers, transport personnel, waste disposal personnel, environmental health officers, trainees on industrial training courses and engineering students. This book provides concise and clear explanation and look-up data on properties, exposure limits, flashpoints, monitoring techniques, personal protection and a host of other parameters and requirements relating to compliance with designated safe practice, control of hazards to people's health and limitation of impact on the environment. The book caters for the multitude of companies, officials and public and private employees who must comply with the regulations governing the use, storage, handling, transport and disposal of hazardous substances. Reference is made throughout to source documents and standards, and a Bibliography provides guidance to sources of wider ranging and more specialized information. Dr Phillip Carson is Safety Liaison and QA Manager at the Unilever Research Laboratory at Port Sunlight. He is a member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, of the Institution of Chemical Engineers' Loss Prevention Panel and of the Chemical Industries Association's `Exposure Limits Task Force' and `Health Advisory Group'. Dr Clive Mumford is a Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering at the University of Aston and a consultant. He lectures on several courses of the Certificate and Diploma of the National Examining Board in Occupational Safety and Health. [Given 5 star rating] - Occupational Safety & Health, July 1994 - Loss Prevention Bulletin, April 1994 - Journal of Hazardous Materials, November 1994 - Process Safety & Environmental Prot., November 1994

Handbook Of Chemical Risk Assessment

Author : Ronald Eisler
ISBN : 1420032747
Genre : Science
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Written over a period of 17 years, the Handbook of Chemical Risk Assessment exhaustively examines and analyzes the world literature on chemicals entering the environment from human activities. The three volumes cover chemicals recommended by environmental specialists of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and other resource managers. The choices were based on the real or potential impact of each contaminant and on the knowledge available about their mitigation. The information for each chemical includes source and use; physical, chemical, and metabolic properties; concentrations in field collections of abiotic materials and living organisms; deficiency effects; lethal and sublethal effects; and proposed regulatory criteria for the protection of human health and sensitive natural resources. Each chapter selectively reviews and synthesizes the technical literature on a specific priority contaminant and its effects on the environment. Successful risk assessment relies heavily on extensive and well-documented databases. They often include too much - or too little - information about too many chemicals. Of the hundreds of thousands of chemicals discharged into the environment, only a small number have sufficient information to attempt preliminary risk assessment. Sold only as a three volume set, the Handbook of Chemical Risk Assessment provides you with the exact amount of information you need in a single resource.

The Comprehensive Handbook Of Hazardous Materials

Author : Hildegarde L. A. Sacarello
ISBN : UOM:39015029082404
Genre : Health & Fitness
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The Comprehensive Handbook of Hazardous Materials features everything you need to know about hazardous materials. Topics considered include regulations, the correct handling of hazardous materials, medical surveillance programs, toxicology, equipment monitoring, respiratory protection, fit testing, emergency planning, and drum handling. Soil, air, and water sampling and decontamination are covered as well. This book will be invaluable to all toxicologists, industrial hygienists, epidemiologists, environmental engineers, occupational health specialists, risk management experts, emergency medical technicians, emergency and hazardous waste trainers, and anyone who works with hazardous materials. Features One-stop resource Explains regulations Discusses safety planning guidelines Covers engineering controls Presents decontamination procedures CONTENTS: Major Governmental Environmental and Training Laws. Chemical Properties of Hazardous Materials. Toxicology. Medical Program and Record Keeping. Safety Planning and Principles. Engineering Controls. Respiratory Protection and Fit Testing. Personal Protective Equipment. Drum Storage and Handling. Principles of Air and Noise Monitoring Equipment. Introduction to Sampling, Sampling Plans and Chain-of-Custody. Site Operations at a Hazardous Waste Site. Decontamination. Community Relations. Glossary of Terms. Appendix. Catalog no. L247 1994, 560 pp., 6x9, ISBN: 0-87371-247-1 $95.00

Fire And Explosion Hazards Handbook Of Industrial Chemicals

Author : Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff
ISBN : 0080946658
Genre : Science
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The handbook provides ready information on the fire and chemical reactivity of commonly used chemicals. Its purpose is to provide basic information important to the safe handling of chemicals and to help provide guidance in responding to a hazardous materials incident, in particular, incidents involving reactive chemicals and materials posing fire and explosion hazards. The volume has been written for chemical handling specialists, first responders to hazardous materials incidents, and firefighters. The basic definition used for a hazard materials incident is any situation that may potentially lead to catastrophic fire or explosion, and or human exposed to a toxic chemical. This situation may result from a spill of a hazardous material, a leak from a storage vessel or shipping container, or the mixing of incompatible chemicals whereby a chemical reaction could occur resulting in the release of energy and generation of toxic and perhaps flammable by-products. The volume provides chemical specific information, providing the reader with rigorous information on the chemical of interest. This book is a compendium of chemical specific fire and chemical reactivity data and information. More than 1,000 chemicals have been researched and organized into a reference handbook for fire specialists, chemical handling specialists, and plant safety engineers. The specific information provided for chemicals includes the flammability characteristics, recommended fire extinguishing practices, fire extinguishing agents not to be used, behavior in fires, burning characteristics, chemical reactivity with regard to water and common materials, incompatible chemical mixtures, containment and neutralization methods for spills. This reference book has been designed as a data bank for the hazardous materials handling specialist and industrial safety managers dealing with large chemical inventories. It is intended to be used by fire and loss prevention specialists and as a basis for developing procedures for safe storing and handling of chemicals. The authors have included an extensive physical properties section on chemicals, with information most pertinent to fire response situations.

Handbook Of Industrial Toxicology And Hazardous Materials

Author : Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff
ISBN : 0824719352
Genre : Science
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Providing vital safety information on over 1000 commerical chemicals, this work explores up-to-date data on fire and chemical compatibility, response methods for incidents involving chemical spills and fires, and personnel and worksite safety monitoring and sampling. The book includes more than 700 illustrations, structures, equations and tables, and a glossary with over 700 definitions.

Handbook Of Physical Properties Of Organic Chemicals

Author : Philip H. Howard
ISBN : 1566702275
Genre : Science
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If your work requires that you understand environmentally important properties of chemicals, then this databook will make your job easier. By providing you with easily accessed information on the structure and physical/chemical properties of more than 13,000 environmentally important chemicals, Handbook of Physical Properties of Organic Chemicals simplifies the task of locating and analyzing common and obscure compounds alike. One best experimental value is selected or an estimated value provided for: Melting point Boiling point Water solubility Octanol/water partition coefficient (log) Vapor pressure Disassociation constant Henry's law constant. These physical properties were identified from Syracuse Research Corporation's Environmental Fate Database, particularly from the DATALOG and CHEMFATE files.

Bretherick S Handbook Of Reactive Chemical Hazards

Author : L. Bretherick
ISBN : 9781483162508
Genre : Science
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Bretherick's Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards, Fourth Edition, has been prepared and revised to give access to a wide and up-to-date selection of documented information to research students, practicing chemists, safety officers, and others concerned with the safe handling and use of reactive chemicals. This will allow ready assessment of the likely potential for reaction hazards which may be associated with an existing or proposed chemical compound or reaction system. A secondary, longer-term purpose is to present the information in a way which will, as far as possible, bring out the causes of, and interrelationships between, apparently disconnected facts and incidents. This handbook includes all information which had become available to the author by April 1989 on the reactivity hazards of individual elements or compounds, either alone or in combination. It begins with an introductory chapter that provides an overview of the complex subject of reactive chemical hazards, drawing attention to the underlying principles and to some practical aspects of minimizing such hazards. This is followed by two sections: Section 1 provides detailed information on the hazardous properties of individual chemicals, either alone or in combination with other compounds; the entries in Section 2 are of two distinct types. The first type of entry gives general information on the hazardous behavior of some recognizably discrete classes or groups of the 4,600 or so individual compounds for which details are given in Section 1. The second type of entry concerns reactive hazard topics, techniques, or incidents which have a common theme or pattern of behavior involving compounds of several different groups, so that no common structural feature exists for the compounds involved.

A Comprehensive Guide To The Hazardous Properties Of Chemical Substances

Author : Pradyot Patnaik
ISBN : 9780471714583
Genre : Medical
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Correlating chemical structure with toxicity to humans and the environment, and the chemical structure of compounds to their hazardous properties, this book allows users to assess the toxicity of a substance even when no experimental data exists. Thus, it bridges the gap between hazardous materials and chemistry. Extensively updated and expanded.

Fire Protection Engineering In Building Design

Author : Jane I. Lataille
ISBN : 0750674970
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 64. 46 MB
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A clear and concise reference guide on integrating fire protection design, Fire Protection Engineering in Building Design encompasses not only the basic information on the functions, design, and applications of fire protection systems; but also reveals how this information can and should be integrated with every other major engineering discipline. Protecting people, buildings and the environment from the impact of fire requires a comprehensive, systematic approach that includes the analysis of fire hazards as well as the design, installation and maintenance of fire detection, suppression and communications systems. Jane Lataille takes the reader beyond these basic issues and includes information on mitigating potential fire damage through proper design and construction of buildings, industrial processes and utility systems. Through specific examples, the reader sees how fire protection engineering can be integrated with mechanical, electrical, structural, and chemical engineering. The book also includes a section on writing fire protection specifications as well as a comprehensive reference list. * Assure effective fire protection design through engineering * Avoid costly fire protection redesign * Effectively integrate fire protection features into project specifications

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