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Chemical 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/9780199651627.003.0002

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Chemical hazards

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Chemical hazards: classification and labelling - Chemical hazards, sampling and analysis methods

Particles, fibres, fumes, and mists

Coal dust - Cotton dust - Flour dust - Grain dust - Wood dust - Crystalline silica (quartz) - Asbestos - Machine-made mineral fibre - Diesel engine exhaust emissions - Rubber process dust/fume - Rosin-based solder flux fume - Welding fume - Oil mist

Metals and metalloids

Aluminium - Arsenic - Beryllium - Cadmium - Chromium - Cobalt - Copper - Iron - Lead - Manganese - Mercury - Nickel - Vanadium - Zinc

Organic solvents and compounds

Acetone - Acid anhydrides (cyclic anhydrides) - Acrylamide - Acrylonitrile - Benzene - Carbon disulphide - Chloroform - Dichloro-4, 4-methylene dianiline - Formaldehyde - Glutaraldehyde - Isocyanates - Methyl ethyl ketone - n-Hexane - Pesticides - Phenol - Styrene - Tetrachloroethylene (Perchloroethylene) - Vinyl chloride

Inorganic gases

Arsine - Carbon monoxide - Hydrogen sulphide - Nitrogen dioxide - Ozone - Sulphur dioxide

Chapter.  13210 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Occupational Medicine

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