Chapter

Physical hazards

Julia Smedley, Finlay Dick and Steven Sadhra

in Oxford Handbook of Occupational Health

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2013 | ISBN: 9780199651627
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191742941 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199651627.003.0001

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Physical hazards

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Noise 1: legal requirements, and risk assessment - Noise 2: instrumentation and determination of LEP,d - Vibration 1: whole-body vibration - Vibration 2: hand-transmitted vibration - Light and lighting 1: units, effects, and assessment - Light and lighting 2: assessment and surveys - Ionizing radiation 1: types, units and effects - Ionizing radiation 2: principles of radiation protection - Ionizing radiation 3: instrumentation and measurement - Ionizing radiation 4: exposure control - Non-ionizing radiation 1: electromagnetic fields - Non-ionizing radiation 2: optical radiation - Non-ionizing radiation 3: lasers - The thermal environment 1: thermal balance and instrumentation - The thermal environment 2: assessment of the thermal environment - The thermal environment 3: assessment of cold workplaces - The thermal environment 4: thermal comfort

Chapter.  8597 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Occupational Medicine

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