Essentials of Environmental Public Health Science: A Handbook for Field Professionals

Essentials of Environmental Public Health Science: A Handbook for Field Professionals

By: Naima Bradley (editor), Andrew J. Kibble (editor), Greg Hodgson (editor), Virginia Murray (editor), Robie Kamanyire (editor), Henrietta Harrison (editor)Paperback

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Description

Environmental public health is an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the direct impact of exposure to environmental hazards on the public's health and wellbeing. Assessing and addressing the risks of chemical hazards requires a sound knowledge of toxicology, environmental epidemiology, environmental science, health risk assessment, and public health principles. Essentials of Environmental Public Health Science provides practical guidance on the technical aspects of environmental and public health investigations. Written by leaders in the field, the authors provide practical, expert advice on a range of topics from key concepts and framework for investigation to contaminated land and waste management. Case studies are used to aid learning and understand of the topics discussed. Produced by Public Health England, Essentials of Environmental Public Health Science offers a comprehensive and structured approach to understanding environmental public health issues and will be essential reading for all students and professionals in environmental public health.

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About Author

Naima Bradley, Head of Department, Environmental Hazards and Emergencies, Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards, Public Health England, UK, Henrietta Harrison, Head of Unit (Chilton/Bristol), Environmental Hazards and Emergencies, Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards, Public Health England, UK, Greg Hodgson, Head of Unit (Nottingham/Newcastle), Environmental Hazards and Emergencies, Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards, Public Health England, UK, Robie Kamanyire, Head of Unit (London), Environmental Hazards and Emergencies, Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards, Public Health England, UK, Andrew Kibble, Operations Manager, Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards (Wales), Public Health England, UK, Virginia Murray, Head of Extreme Events and Health Protection Section, Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards, Public Health England, UK

Contents

1. Introduction to essential of environmental public health ; 2. Physicochemical properties ; 3. Key concepts and framework for investigation ; 4. Air Pollution and public health ; 5. Water and public health ; 6. Contaminated land and public health ; 7. Waste management and public health ; 8. Emerging issues

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/01/2014
  • ISBN13: 9780199682881
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780199682881
  • weight: 412
  • ISBN10: 0199682887

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