Health and Environmental Risk Analysis

Health and Environmental Risk Analysis : Fundamentals with Applications

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Appropriate for upper-level undergraduate and first-year graduate level business, science, or engineering courses in Environmental Risk Analysis. Introduces the fundamentals and applications of health and environmental risk analysis. This is a subject which continues to grow in importance especially in light of the increasing awareness among governments, corporations, and communities to their responsibilities to society.show more

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  • Hardback | 704 pages
  • 175.3 x 231.1 x 38.1mm | 1,043.27g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0131277391
  • 9780131277397

Table of contents

1. Introduction. 2. Process Descriptions. 3. Hazard Identification. 4. Source Models. 5. Fault Tree Analysis. 6. Consequence Analysis. 7. Exposure Assessment. 8. Dose Response and Risk Characterization. 9. Radiation Risk Assessment. 10. Environmental Assessment. 11. Structural Activity Relationships. 12. Risk Management. 13. Managing Risk. 14. Regulations. 15. ISO 14000 Appendices. Index.show more

About Joseph F. Louvar

JOSEPH F. LOUVAR is Director of the Research Services Unit for the BASF Corporation in Wyandotte, MI. His responsibilities include the management of a specialty chemicals manufacturing plant that complies with OSHA and EPA regulations and is ISO 9001 certified. He is co-author of the companion text "Chemical Process Safety: Fundamentals with Applications." B. DIANE LOUVAR is Associate Professor at Madonna University in Livonia, MI. in the Department of Computer and Quantitative Systems. She teaches courses in statistics and management information systems including topics in effective communications risk analysis and ISO certification.show more

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