This addition to the Advances in Environmental Control Technology Series contains 23 chapters designed to provide an extensive overview and reference on human physiological responses to various forms of pollution.
A reference for engineers, scientists, industrial hygienists, toxicologists, and environmental health and safety managers on human physiological responses to various forms of pollution. Includes discussions on asbestos, carcinogenic and mutagenic poisons, poison inhalation hazards, and a wide range of industrial poisons. International standards are driving companies to be more aggressive in dealing with environmental and health and safety issues. The topics include biological markers of early health effects in assessing the risk of cancer in people exposed to environmental carcinogens, asbestos exposure and the risk of lung cancer in urban populations, benzene toxico-kinetics in humans, the effects of acid precipitation on the environment and on human health, the genetic evaluation of pesticides in different short-term tests, cause of artifacts in sorption studies with trace elements, and the bio-accumulation of surfactants. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.