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Document ID (ISN)27451
CIS number 77-1000
ISBN(s) 0-250-40139-8
Year 1976
Convention or series no.
Author(s) McDermott H.J.
Title Handbook of ventilation for contaminant control (including OSHA requirements).
Bibliographic information Published by Ann Arbor Science, P.O. Box 1425, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106, USA, 1976. 376p. Illus. 147 ref. Price: US-$29.50.
Abstract This profusely illustrated book, intended for industrial hygiene seminars for safety engineers, plant engineers and managers, industrial hygienists and other safety professionals, explains what those responsible for implementing and meeting standards laid down by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) have to know in connection with exhaust ventilation. It gives detailed instructions for designing and installing practical, economical ventilation systems that satisfy OSHA requirements. Topics covered include: how to design an installation that reduces operating costs to a minimum; how to solve problems; troubleshooting and inspecting existing systems; careful ventilation instructions for handling toxic materials; how to design ducts and fans; analysis of current obligations imposed by OSHA ventilation requirements; hazard assessment; how local exhaust systems work; hood selection and design; ventilation systems design; fans; testing. Appendices: symbols and abbreviations; glossary; U.S. threshold limit values, etc. Index.
Descriptors (primary) ventilation; pollution control; exhaust ventilation
Descriptors (secondary) exhaust hoods; local exhaust; USA; fans; manuals; equipment testing; economic aspects; ventilation design; hazard evaluation; exposure evaluation; legislation; limitation of exposure
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Pollution control
Ventilation