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Quantitative Exposure Assessment By Stephen Rappaport, Lawrence Kupper
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Long-term exposures to toxic chemicals can pose risks to human health. In order to properly assess and minimize such risks, it is necessary to measure chemical levels in the air or other... More > environmental media. Since exposure levels vary across groups, between persons (in a given group), and within persons (over time), appropriate statistical analysis of exposure data typically requires the use of linear mixed effects models. This book applies such statistical models to exposure data, with emphasis upon airborne chemical exposures in the workplace and in the ambient environment.< Less
Chemical Warfare with special reference to Nerve gas By Arin Bhattacharya
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agents are the chemical warfare agent used from the ancient times. This work focuses on the all aspects of nerve agents starting from its history, chemistry, exposure effects and treatment strategies
Toxic Assault (environmental awareness) By Mandy Moore Johnson
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Avoidance of environmental triggers is extremely important in the management of environmental illness Being aware of your surroundings is detrimental for your health
Make It Green By Marinda Lloyd
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The make it green book is a pocket guide to making eco-friendly and non-toxic products at home. Learn how to make everything from shampoo to sunscreen. In a world so full of chemicals, it is nice to... More > know just how easy it can be to limit the exposure to yourself, and your family.< Less
The Plastic Epidemic By David Lefavor
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There is a growing epidemic of toxic plastic chemicals. There is also an alien in your kitchen, it is called Bisphenol-A (BPA) and it will kill you. This is the story of how plastics have come to be... More > a threat to your wellbeing as a result of the toxic marriage of Chemicals and Food Containers. This is a clear and plastic danger to your health. While BPA has been regarded as safe for decades, recent research using sophisticated analytic techniques clearly show that accumulated and prolonged exposure to BPA can interfere with our endocrine system and cause a range of ill health consequences, including reproductive problems and cancer.< Less
OSHA Laboratory Safety Guidance By Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
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The Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories standard (29 CFR 1910.1450) was created specifically for non-production laboratories. Additional OSHA standards provide rules that... More > protect workers, including those that who in laboratories, from chemical hazards as well as biological, physical and safety hazards. For those hazards that are not covered by a specific OSHA standard, OSHA often provides guidance on protecting workers from these hazards. This document is designed to make employers aware of the OSHA standards as well as OSHA guidance that is available to protect workers from the diverse hazards encountered in laboratories. The extent of detail on specific hazards provided in this document is dependent on the nature of each hazard and its importance in a laboratory setting. In addition to information on OSHA standards and guidance that deal with laboratory hazards, appendices are provided with information on other governmental and non-governmental agencies...< Less
CBRNe, Terrorism, Medical and Major Incident Management By Chris Breen
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A guide to medical and major incident management. Roles and responsibility of staff setting up the command and control systems of the emergency services are detailed. Including the gold, silver and... More > bronze structure. The process of triage is explored with exercises and details of commonly used triage aids. Medical management of environmental issues, traumatic injuries are all covered. Tactical injuries caused by explosions and firearms are also covered including techniques for dealing with catastrophic haemorrhage and amputations. With recent events in mind epidemics and pandemics are explored, as well as exposure and treatment of biological, chemical including Nerve Agents and radiation releases. Equipment for CBRN protection and detection is covered in addition to the roles of the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) and the Special Operation Response Team (SORT) and the Mass Casualty Vehicles. Hazmat incidents including transportation of dangerous goods and chemical suicides are also covered.< Less
Works on Glass By Adam Gabriel Winnie
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The body and mind are fraught with inherent weakness and are easily manipulated. Pain and suffering both physically and mentally are a reality that is common and at times inescapable. The elements of... More > power and control of one person over another is many times the culprit. Other causes are simply the fragility and violent unpredictability of humankind and the natural world. Works on Glass is a portfolio of staged photographs exploring the human condition in the tradition of tableau viviant. There is a uniqueness in using liquid emulsion on glass. The variables in thickness and technique allow for each work to be one of a kind. The process itself is more involved than traditional printing. The glass itself has to be prepared prior to exposure and development. Each plate is hand cut, washed, and then chemically cleaned with sodium carbonate and subbed with a solution of gelatin to give the emulsion a substrate to adhere to. Due to the delicate nature of the emulsion great care is needed during processing.< Less
Organic Vegetable Gardening for Sustainable Agriculture: From Growing Tomatoes to Growing Herbs – A Quick Start Guide to Organic Gardening By Rachel Owens, Malibu Publishing
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Organic vegetable gardening is making a comeback. This is because people are more health conscious about the food they eat and in some places, there is already a food shortage so some have decided to... More > plant and grow these on their own. To help you get started, here is some organic vegetable gardening information. Organic vegetable gardening does not use fertilizers and chemicals which can be harmful to humans. It also does not use genetic engineering or irradiation. Instead, it uses simple farming techniques like tilling the land, giving it enough water and sufficient exposure from the sun. When harvesting is finished, something new is planted which is better known as crop rotation that helps keep the soil fertile. Growing organic vegetables is not something that only farmers can do. This can be done by homeowners since they can plan some of these in their own backyard.< Less
Diabetes: A Self Help Solution By Jacob Swilling
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This book describes the catastrophic assumption that insulin and glycemic (medication used to control glucose and sugar in the blood) are the only effective methods in the treatment or management... More > of the disease. However, both doctors and patients administer insulin knowing that this will lead to a progressive degenerative disease. The author describes a Self-Help Support Program based on his 25 years research experience including guidelines for detoxification, therapeutic nutrition and diet planning, the importance of frequent protein snacks and meals to manage blood sugar, use of lecithin, minerals and vitamin C, as well as stress management. Furthermore, understanding the importance of other factors, such as pH balance, avoiding dehydration, low oxygen level, depletion of minerals, and exposure to chemicals, are important to maximize healing.< Less