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Industrial Hygiene and Chemical Safety

M.H. Fulekar

ISBN: 9789389583427

INR 365


Chemical industry is the fastest growing industry in the country, with its present share of about 40% in the national gross industrial output. However, industrial activities involving hazardous chemicals have the potential to cause occupational diseases, injuries, in serious cases even death, besides pollution to the environment, if effective safety measures in the use of chemicals at workplace are not observed. This makes the study of Industrial Hygiene, Health and Chemical Safety aspects of the industrial processes and operations at the workplace very important for industrial personnel, academicians and researchers.

  • Concept of Industrial Hygiene and Safety
  • Safety and Health Provisions in Factories (Amendment) Act
  • Industrial Processes and Operations
  • Health Hazards
  • Monitoring in Workplace
  • Biological Monitoring
  • Control Measures
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Safety Measures in Storage
  • Safety in Transportation of Chemicals
  • Fire and Explosion Hazards
  • Dow Index and Toxicity Index
  • Hazard and Operability Studies
  • On-site and off-site Emergency Planning
  • Safety Audit