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Hazard Recognition and Control in Institutional Settings—A Guide for Hospitals, Universities and Nursing Homes

SKU# 4420
Author: George Byrns, Ph.D., MPH, CIH, Editor
 

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2013, ASSE
Softcover, 144 pages

ISBN 978-1-885581-74-7

 

This book is a practical guide for professionals and a text for EH&S university students who are interested in professional practice in institutions. While several chapters focus on hospitals, most of the chapters discuss topics common to all three types of institutions in the title. The expert contributors provide a framework for analyzing and controlling any hazard. Questions and exercises were written to illustrate “real world” applications.

Chapters include:

  • Healthcare Occupational Hazards
  • Introduction to Infection Control •Healthcare Safety
  • Environmental Management
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Indoor Air Quality in the Healthcare Environment
  • Hazard and Risk Communication
  • Prevention of Workplace Violence.

George Byrns is Associate Professor of Environmental Health at Illinois State University. He received his Ph.D. in Occupational and Environmental Health from The Johns Hopkins University,and an MPH in Environmental Health from University of Minnesota. Prior to joining Illinois State University he was employed by the U.S. Public Health Service.

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