Principles of Occupational Health and Hygiene 3ed: An Introduction
Audience: Adult Education
Number Of Pages: 574
Published: 3rd December 2019
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 24.38 x 17.53 x 3.81
Weight (kg): 1.32
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: New edition
The thoroughly updated third edition of the leading introductory textbook on occupational hazards and hazardous environments encountered in a range of industries and organisational settings.
Principles of Occupational Health and Hygiene offers a comprehensive overview of occupational health risks and hazardous environments encountered in a range of industries and organisational settings.
Leading industry professionals and educators explain how to identify key workplace hazards including chemical agents such as dusts, metals and gases; physical agents such as noise, radiation and extremes of heat and cold; and microbiological agents. They outline assessment procedures and processes for identifying exposure levels. They also explain how to evaluate risk and follow safety guidelines to control and manage these hazards effectively.
Chapters are heavily illustrated with detailed case studies, diagrams, flowcharts and photos. Practical guidelines are provided for managing each hazard type. This third edition has been extensively revised and updated and reflects current research evidence and the Workplace Health and Safety legislation on workplace hazards.
Principles of Occupational Health and Hygiene is an essential reference for Occupational Hygienists and anyone in an Occupational Health and Safety role.
About the Authors
Dr Sue Reed FAIOH Certified Occupational Hygienist (COH)® is Associate Professor in Occupational Hygiene and Director Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety at Edith Cowan University.
Dr Dino Pisaniello FAIOH Certified Occupational Hygienist (COH)® is Professor in Occupational and Environmental Hygiene and Director of Adelaide Exposure Science and Health at the University of Adelaide.
Dr Geza Benke FAIOH Certified Occupational Hygienist (COH)® is Senior Research Fellow with the Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health at Monash University. They are all former presidents of the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists.