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Document ID (ISN)67540
CIS number 96-1809
ISBN(s) 0-87912-170-X
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Krieger G.R.
Title Accident prevention manual for business and industry - Environmental management
Bibliographic information National Safety Council, P.O. Box 558, Itasca, IL 60143-0558, USA, 1995. xv, 536p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: USD 99.95.
Abstract Part 1 of this manual examines the historical, ethical and economic aspects of global environmental developments along with U.S. and international legislation, basic principles of environmental science, management of environmental resources, and environmental audits and site assessments. Part 2 covers the management of hazardous wastes (storage, disposal, transportation, air and water quality, health and safety training for hazardous waste activities, pollution prevention approaches and technologies). Part 3 covers public health issues, health risk assessment, indoor air quality and global issues. Includes case studies of environmental management activities in different industries.
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; environmental pollution; pollution control
Descriptors (secondary) USA; safety and health training; industrial waste; asbestos removal; storage; manuals; ventilation design; hazard evaluation; disposal of radioactive waste; ecotoxicology; spills; atmospheric pollution; health hazards; legislation; international agreements; glossary; transport of materials
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Ethical issues
Waste collection and disposal
Pollution control
Environmental pollution