Publisher description for The Work environment / Doan J. Hansen, editor.

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This book provides a clear, concise presentation of the most significant aspects of indoor air pollution. This volume defines a wide range of indoor air quality problems and solutions. Discussions center around common symptoms and potential environmental and chemical causes, health hazards from arts and crafts and from common household products, and the impact of common building ventilation problems and how to solve them. Because it is so easy to waste dollars and time when identifying the causes of an indoor air pollution incident, this book presents an expert summary of how to conduct an indoor air pollution survey. Psychological factors of indoor air pollution problems are characterized, and solutions for solving these problems are discussed. The book also covers the role of ergonomic design in office injuries and worker comfort, as well as defines causes and solutions of nuisance noise. Radiation exposure from video display terminals (VDT) is addressed, including topics such as types of radiation and exposure limits.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Industrial hygiene.