Physical and Biological Hazards of the Workplace (3rd Edition)

Physical and Biological Hazards of the Workplace (3rd Edition)

By: Gregg M. Stave (editor), Peter H. Wald (editor)Hardback

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Completely updated version this classic reference covers both physical hazards and biological agents * Provides updated information on protecting workers from proven and possible health risks from manual material handling, extremes of temperature and pressure, ionizing and non-ionizing (magnetic fields) radiation, shiftwork, and more * Details major changes in our understanding of biological hazards including Ebola, Chikungunya, Zika, HIV, Hepatitis C, Lyme disease, MERS-CoV, TB, and much more * All infectious diseases have been updated from an occupational health perspective * Includes practical guidance on to how to set up medical surveillance for hazards and suggests preventive measures that can be used to reduce occupational diseases

About Author

Gregg M. Stave, MD, JD, MPH, FACP, FACOEM, FACPM is a consultant in occupational medicine and corporate health and Assistant Consulting Professor in the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at Duke University Medical Center. He previously worked as a corporate medical director for Glaxo. Peter H. Wald, MD, MPH, FACP, FACOEM, FACMT, is the Enterprise Medical Director at USAA in San Antonio, Texas, and Adjunct Professor of Public Health, San Antonio Regional Campus, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX.


ABOUT THE EDITORS xi LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS xiii FOREWORD TO THE FIRST EDITION xvii PREFACE xix ACGIH POLICY STATEMENT xxi ACGIH STATEMENT OF POSITION xxiii PART I PHYSICAL HAZARDS 1 1 Introduction to Physical Hazards 3 Peter H. Wald I Worker Material Interfaces 13 2 Ergonomics and Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders 13 Thomas R. Hales 3 Manual Materials Handling 33 Robert B. Dick, Stephen D. Hudock, Ming ]Lun Lu, Thomas R. Waters, and Vern Putz-Anderson 4 Occupational Vibration Exposure 53 David G. Wilder and Donald E. Wasserman 5 Mechanical Energy 73 James Kubalik II The Physical Work Environment 87 6 Hot Environments 87 David W. DeGroot and Laura A. Pacha 7 Cold Environments 101 David W. DeGroot and Laura A. Pacha 8 High ]pressure Environments 111 Tony L. Alleman and Joseph R. Serio 9 Low ]pressure and High ]Altitude Environments 131 Worthe S. Holt 10 Shift Work 139 Allene J. Scott III Energy and Electromagnetic Radiation 177 11 Ionizing Radiation 177 James P. Seward 12 Ultraviolet Radiation 197 James A. Hathaway and David H. Sliney 13 Visible Light and Infrared Radiation 203 James A. Hathaway and David H. Sliney 14 Laser Radiation 209 David H. Sliney and James A. Hathaway 15 Microwave, Radiofrequency, and Extremely Low ]frequency Energy 215 Richard Cohen and Peter H. Wald 16 Noise 223 Robert A. Dobie 17 Electrical Power and Electrical Injuries 231 Jeffrey R. Jones PART II BIOLOGICAL HAZARDS 241 18 General Principles of Microbiology and Infectious Disease 243 Woodhall Stopford 19 Clinical Recognition of Occupational Exposure and Health Consequences 249 Gary N. Greenberg and Gregg M. Stave 20 Prevention of Illness from Biological Hazards 261 Gregg M. Stave 21 Viruses 275 Manijeh Berenji 22 Bacteria 347 Christopher J. Martin, Aletheia S. Donahue, and John D. Meyer 23 Mycobacteria 411 Gregg M. Stave 24 Fungi 425 Craig S. Glazer and Cecile S. Rose 25 Anaplasma, Chlamydophila, Coxiella, Ehrlichia, and Rickettsia 457 Dennis J. Darcey 26 Parasites 471 William N. Yang 27 Envenomations 501 James A. Palmier 28 Allergens 519 David C. Caretto 29 Latex 537 Carol A. Epling 30 Malignant Cells 543 Aubrey K. Miller 31 Recombinant Organisms 547 Jessica Herzstein and Gregg M. Stave 32 Prions: Creutzfeldt jakob Disease (CJD) and Related Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs) 553 Dennis J. Darcey 33 Endotoxins 557 Robert Jacobs 34 Wood Dust 563 Harold R. Imbus and Gregg M. Stave INDEX 569

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  • ISBN13: 9781118928608
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 608
  • ID: 9781118928608
  • weight: 1670
  • ISBN10: 1118928601
  • edition: 3rd Edition

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