Hazardous Chemicals Handbook 2nd Edition Author: P A CARSON

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Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Page Count: 640

Description

The authors' aim with this handbook, is to provide a rapid ready-reference to help in the often complex task of handling, using and disposing of chemicals safely and with minimum risk to people's health or damage to facilities or to the environment.

The book provides look-up data, and concise, clear explanations of general chemical principles, physiochemical and reactive properties, toxicities and exposure limits, flammability characteristics, monitoring techniques, personal protection and other parameters and requirements relating to compliance with designated safe practice, control of risks to people's health and limitation of environmental impact.

Key Features

  • Over 600 pages of valuable reference materialIncludes information on physiochemical and reactive properties, toxicities and exposure limits, flammability characteristics, monitoring techniques, personal protection and other parameters and requirements relating to complianceSummarizes core information for quick reference in the workplace or in transit

Readership

Professionals in the chemical industry, health and safety practitioners. Small market for chemical engineering students.

Table of Contents

Terminology
Principles of Chemistry
Physicochemistry
Toxic Chemicals
Flammable Chemicals
Reactive Chemicals
Cryogens and other liquefied gases
Compressed gases
Monitoring Techniques
Radioactive Chemicals
Safety by design
Operating Procedures
Marketing
Transport of Chemicals
Chemicals and the Environment
Monitoring and Protection
Conversion Tables

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