Industrial Pollution and Chemical Safety

Annalee Yassi, Tord Kjellström, Theo de Kok and Tee L. Guidotti

in Basic Environmental Health

Published in print May 2001 | ISBN: 9780195135589
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864102 | DOI:
Industrial Pollution and Chemical Safety

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This chapter focuses on industrial pollution and chemical safety. Topics discussed include the extent of industrial pollution, public exposure from industrial sources, hazards by industry, major chemical contaminants of concern in the general environment and the workplace, the social context of occupational health and safety, dimensions and types of occupational health problems, industrial environmental accidents, and approaches to prevention.

Keywords: environmental quality; industrial pollution; environmental health hazards; occupational health and safety; industirla sources; industrial environmental accidents

Chapter.  16840 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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