Occupational Hearing Loss, Third Edition

Author: Robert Thayer Sataloff,Joseph Sataloff

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420015478

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1008

View: 8532

Written in clear and accessible language, Occupational Hearing Loss provides a complete overview of the hazards of occupational noise exposure, causes of hearing loss, testing of hearing, criteria to distinguish occupational hearing loss, and more. Extensively re-written and updated, the book emphasizes medical and societal factors in its coverage of topics such as audiometry and who should do it, evoked response testing, and conductive and sensorineural hearing loss, as well as mixed, central, and functional hearing loss. See what's new in the Third Edition: New chapters on auditory evoked potentials, sudden sensorineural hearing loss, ear malignancies, and more Expanded discussion on autoimmune inner ear disease, diagnosing occupational hearing loss, and more Updated information on computerized audiometry, special hearing tests, and auditory processing disorders Expanded chapter on problems associated with balance disorders and a review of modern evaluation techniques, including posturography New material on systemic causes of hearing loss and co-factors associated with occupational hearing loss The authors' academic depth and experience in the field, combined with their ability to write clearly in language accessible to non-medical personnel, set this book apart. No other book available has the breadth, practical detail, or comprehensive scope. A unique compendium of information about specific problems of occupational hearing loss and hearing conservation, the book is both a balanced reference and easy-to-use guide to protecting the hearing of industrial workers.

Medical-Legal Evaluation of Hearing Loss, Third Edition

Author: Robert A. Dobie

Publisher: Plural Publishing

ISBN: 1597568562

Category: Medical

Page: 440

View: 2625

Medical-Legal Evaluation of Hearing Loss, Third Edition includes the most accurate and current developments in the field with more than 250 new references. A comprehensive guide on hearing loss and the law, it examines claims, court cases, and the evolution of hearing conservation. This text addresses age-related hearing loss, genetics of hearing loss, and noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) - with a newly revised international standard (ISO-1999, 2013) that presents a comprehensive predictive model for NIHL, critical in medical-legal evaluation. Also examined is hearing loss due to toxins, trauma, and disease, as well as the effects of cardiovascular risk factors, race, and socioeconomic status. Furthermore, included tutorial discussions of acoustics, hearing, and hearing testing will be valuable to attorneys and other nonclinicians. New or expanded topics include: The relationship of hearing loss to brain disordersJob fitnessAccommodations under the Americans with Disabilities ActBlast injuryRecreational music and hearing lossHypothesis of progressive NIHL after noise cessationSolvent ototoxicityAppropriate exchange rate for predicting noise hazardThe American Medical Association’s method of measurement of hearing disability This new edition provides practical guidance for expert witnesses and legal practitioners and is essential for otolaryngologists, audiologists, occupational physicians, attorneys handling hearing loss claims, and claims management professionals.

Safe Work Practices for Wastewater Treatment Plants, Third Edition

Author: Frank R. Spellman,Kathern D. Welsh

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351246976

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 356

View: 5755

This book details how to start and maintain a successful safety program in a municipal or industrial water or wastewater plant with special emphasis on the practical implementation. This new edition provides the latest OSHA regulations and recommendations, and each chapter has been updated with new information, including the latest innovations related to all types of successfully proven health and safety protocols. Coverage includes safety programs, recordkeeping, safety training, safety equipment, and safe work practices for wastewater treatment facilities. In addition, much of the text should be relevant to safety and health professionals in almost any industrial setting.

Handbook of Occupational Safety and Health

Author: S. Z. Mansdorf

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 1118947266

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 768

View: 2028

A quick, easy-to-consult source of practical overviews on wide-ranging issues of concern for those responsible for the health and safety of workers This new and completely revised edition of the popular Handbook is an ideal, go-to resource for those who need to anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and control conditions that can cause injury or illness to employees in the workplace. Devised as a “how-to” guide, it offers a mix of theory and practice while adding new and timely topics to its core chapters, including prevention by design, product stewardship, statistics for safety and health, safety and health management systems, safety and health management of international operations, and EHS auditing. The new edition of Handbook of Occupational Safety and Health has been rearranged into topic sections to better categorize the flow of the chapters. Starting with a general introduction on management, it works its way up from recognition of hazards to safety evaluations and risk assessment. It continues on the health side beginning with chemical agents and ending with medical surveillance. The book also offers sections covering normal control practices, physical hazards, and management approaches (which focuses on legal issues and workers compensation). Features new chapters on current developments like management systems, prevention by design, and statistics for safety and health Written by a number of pioneers in the safety and health field Offers fast overviews that enable individuals not formally trained in occupational safety to quickly get up to speed Presents many chapters in a "how-to" format Featuring contributions from numerous experts in the field, Handbook of Occupational Safety and Health, 3rd Edition is an excellent tool for promoting and maintaining the physical, mental, and social well-being of workers in all occupations and is important to a company’s financial, moral, and legal welfare.

Hearing

Anatomy, Physiology, and Disorders of the Auditory System, Third Edition

Author: Aage R. Møller

Publisher: Plural Publishing

ISBN: 1597566292

Category: Medical

Page: 432

View: 3239

Hearing: Anatomy, Physiology and Disorders of the Auditory System, Third Edition, provides detailed information about the anatomy and physiology of the entire auditory system and describes important aspects of disorders of the middle ear, the cochlea, and the nervous system in a comprehensive manner. It has become apparent that the function of the ear affects the function of the auditory nervous system, and that pathologies of the peripheral parts of the auditory system can affect the function of the nervous system, and vice versa. The classical separation of the auditory system in peripheral and central parts is therefore no longer valid. This book integrates descriptions of disorders of the ear and the nervous system and provides a comprehensive coverage of anatomy and physiology of the entire auditory system; it also introduces the role of neural plasticity in creating symptoms of diseases of hearing such as tinnitus, hyperacusis and phonophobia. A separate chapter discuses cochlear and auditory brainstem implants.

CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery, Third Edition

Author: Anil Lalwani

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071624392

Category: Medical

Page: 1008

View: 3795

A concise, one-stop clinician’s guide for treating all major diseases of the ear, nose, throat, and neck CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Otolaryngology spans the entire breadth of ENT topics, including the latest developments in basic science, facial plastic surgery, head and neck surgery, laryngology, rhinology, pediatric otolaryngology, otology, and neurotology. This find-it-now clinician's guide includes commonly encountered as well as unusual diseases of the head and neck and is essential for board review and recertification. Features and Highlights Conveniently organized by anatomic region Consistent presentation includes General Considerations, Pathogenesis, Prevention, Clinical Findings, Differential Diagnosis, and Treatment Must-know medical and surgical management of each disorder Thorough discussion of pathophysiology and relevant basic and clinical science More than 400 state-of-the-art clinical photographs and line drawings Comprehensive radiology chapter with more than 150 images “Essentials of Diagnosis” section for each disease and disorder delivers key points at a glance

Occupational health in health service areas

handbook for planning

Author: Murray L. Cohen,Jerry W. Newman,Marilyn K. Hutchison,National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Division of Criteria Documentation and Standards Development,National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health,National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Division of Technical Services,National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Office of Extramural Coordination and Special Projects,Harvard School of Public Health,United States. Bureau of Health Planning and Resources Development

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Health planning

Page: 99

View: 4836


Handbook of occupational safety and health

Author: Lawrence Slote

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 744

View: 6849

This comprehensive reference source uses techniques & methods from various disciplines applicable to occupational safety & health, it satisfying the need for a standard reference work in this rapidly growing field. The book is divided into nine parts related to all aspects of the field: ergonomics; insurance; occupational safety & health management & information; occupational safety & health training programs, analytical tools; economic factors; & safety & the law. Individual chapters discuss how to deal with the troubled employee, how to conduct an accident investigation, how to ensure & maintain quality in a medical surveillance program, how to use workers compensation data to identify high-risk groups, how to apply simulation modelling & analysis to occupational safety & health, how to survive workplace litigation, & much more.

Federal Workers Compensation Programs

Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, Second Session ....

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Manpower and Housing Subcommittee

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Workers' compensation

Page: 280

View: 2116


Core Curriculum for Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing

Author: Mary K. Salazar

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9781416023746

Category: Medical

Page: 587

View: 3869

A comprehensive overview of occupational and environmental health nursing, this book is AAOHN's statement of the scope of practice for this nursing specialty. It represents the latest body of knowledge significant to this field. Written in an outline format, it can be used as a textbook for an occupational and environmental health nursing course, as a clinical reference in a variety of occupational settings, and as a certification review tool. This new edition is based on recent revisions to the AAOHN's Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. Written by experts in the field of occupational health nursing. Consistent outline format allows ease of access to information. Addresses the foundational sciences of occupational health: epidemiology, toxicology, industrial hygiene, ergonomics, and injury prevention to provide a comprehensive basis of knowledge. Incorporates trends in the legal, ethical, economic, political, and business climates as they relate to occupational and environmental health and safety, staying current with all areas that affect the occupational health nurse's roles and responsibilities. New chapter on disaster planning and management addresses responsibilities of occupational health nurses in hazard situations in both the workplace and in the larger community. The latest government initiatives and guidelines are covered, such as OSHA's Strategic Management Plan to reduce workplace fatalities, injuries, and illnesses, plus other new workplace-related government programs and legislation. Revised competencies of practice, with performance criteria, present the current practice expectations at each level of practice. Revised Code of Ethics is a guide for nurses to maintain and pursue professionally recognized ethical behavior in providing occupational and environmental health services. Revised Standards of Practice define the practice of this specialty and provide a framework for evaluation. Expanded content in the environmental, research, and health promotion chapters highlights the latest information in these areas.

Occupational Health

Management and Practice for Health Practitioners

Author: Jenny Acutt,Susan Hattingh,S. P. Hattingh

Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd

ISBN: 9780702156991

Category: Medical

Page: 555

View: 1755

This book has been designed to meet the needs of anyone working in this field, but particularly those completing the occupational health component of a basic health care programme or those pursuing a career in Occupational Health Nursing.

Safety, Health, and Environmental Concepts for the Process Industry

Author: Michael Speegle

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133013473

Category: Education

Page: 384

View: 3027

Practical and easy to understand, SAFETY, HEALTH, AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONCEPTS FOR THE PROCESS INDUSTRY, Second Edition is an essential text for anyone who apsires to work in process technology. Through a hands-on approach and direct writing style, the author succinctly covers all of the safety and regulatory issues essential to the industry. In addition, relevant topics such as OSHA regulations and analyzer technology are discussed in detail. Each chapter includes learning objectives, a list of the key terms , a chapter summary, and review questions. This thoroughly revised second edition also includes a chapter specific to OSHA and DOT, upgraded artwork, and relevant articles to enhance student understanding and demonstrate real world relevance. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Living with the Earth, Third Edition

Concepts in Environmental Health Science

Author: Gary S. Moore

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849379987

Category: Science

Page: 632

View: 7033

Includes all the bells and whistles you and your students have come to expect It’s hard to imagine a book more innovative and groundbreaking than Living with the Earth: Concepts in Environmental Health Science, Third Edition. The first edition won the CHOICE award for Outstanding Academic Book and both previous editions became bestsellers in their own right. See what’s new and updated coverage includes: Emergency preparedness for environmental health practitioners including a discussion on their roles and operations Population dynamics, various cultural philosophies regarding overpopulation, and underpopulation in the developed nations Mechanisms of environmental disease with emphasis on genetic disease and developmental disorders Alternative to chemical pest control Genetic basis of cancer The growing problems of asthma and air pollutants as well as newly emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases An exploration of the mechanisms of toxicity, with special reference to the immune system and endocrine disruption Hazardous waste treatment, use, and recycling HACCP and assuring food quality, food safety issues, and Food Quality Protection Act Risk assessment and risk management principles A discussion in the change in directions in regulatory compliance Technical illustrations, charts, graphs, and photographs that improve learning and simplify concepts What’s on the Web: Test bank and study questions Microsoft PowerPoint presentation slides in digital format Study guides with detailed notes, color figures, and tables Printable sample questions and answers for each chapter Search tools for online journals and databases covering useful, up-to-date information Incorporates traditional concepts with new, emerging, and controversial issues Always on the forefront of new ideas and new technology, the book includes up-to-date topics and information enhanced by Web features that make the book easy to use for professor and students alike.

Public Communication Campaigns

Author: Ronald E. Rice,Charles K. Atkin

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1452289786

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 392

View: 5457

In this new, fully revised and expanded fourth edition of Public Communication Campaigns, Rice and Atkin provide readers with a comprehensive, up-to-date look into the field of public communication campaigns. The subject of campaigns has become increasingly high profile in the academic world in the decade since the last edition, and hundreds of new studies on campaign theory and practice have been published since 2001. Largely rewritten to reflect the latest theories and research, this text continues in the tradition of ongoing improvement and expansion into new areas.

Basic and Applied Aspects of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Author: Richard J. Salvi,D. Henderson,R. P. Hamernik,V. Colletti

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1468451766

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 680

View: 322

In September 1985, NATO sponsored an Advanced Study WOl'kshop entitled, "Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: Basic and Applied Aspects." Tne meeting was held in a mountain retreat near Lucca, Italy and was attended by scientists, clinicians, and public officials from 12 countries. This was the third in a series of such conferences organized by the authors. The first two were supported by the United States National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health; their proceedings were published as "The Effects of Noise on Hearing" in 1976 and "New Perspectives on Noise-Induced Hearing Loss" in 1982. The Organizing Committee approached NATO because it was felt that the problem of noise was common to all industrialized countries and was an especially serious problem for the military. Thus, the NATO sponsorship and the Italian site of the meeting were part of the Organizing Committee's plan to obtain an international and thorough repr'esentation on the problem of noise-induced hearing loss. The NATO meeting and proceedings followed the format of the previous two symposia with an initial focus on the anatomical and physiological disturbances resulting from noise-induced hearing loss. This was followed by sections devoted to studies of a more applied nature involving general auditory performance in noise, issues associated with the establishment of noise-exposure criteria, nonauditory effects of noise, and the interaction of noise with other agents.