Health effects of hazardous materials. (PH environmental technology series III)

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six volume Environmental Technology series of textbooks is specifically designed to meet the Partners for Environmental Technology Education (PETE) curriculum guidelines now established for courses in the Environmental Hazardous Materials Technology (EHMT) and Environmental Technology Associates Degree Programs.
Preface.
About the Authors.
Introduction.
1. Principles of Toxicology.
2. Biological Interaction.
3. Metabolism of Toxic Substances.
4. Genetic Toxicology.
5. Systemic Toxicology 1.
6. Systemic Toxicology 2.
7. Toxic Agents.
8. Environmental Toxicology.
9. Radiation Health Effects.
10. Common Chemical Hazards.
Appendix A: Chemicals One May Encounter in the Workplace.
Appendix B: Chemical Research Guide: Resources and Recommended Readings.
Glossary.
Index.
Volume one in the series is a compilation of recent, relevant studies than cover all of the essentials of environmental technology in an easy-to-understand style and format. It provides a solid foundation of fundamental principles. Volume two covers significant acts of environmental legislation, the role of various federal agencies, the history of environmental regulation, and other relevant topics. Volume three addresses the principles of toxicology and epidemiology as well as the application of these principles to industrial hygiene. It thoroughly develops awareness of the worker in a hazardous materials and waste setting.