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Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety, Fourth Edition (4 Volumes) Hardcover – November 1, 1998

ISBN-13: 978-9221092032 ISBN-10: 9163054957 Edition: fourth edition

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Editorial Reviews


It is an essential work for all organizations who are serious about equipping their safety professionals with the knowledge necessary to do the job. -- IRN/HRM Research 1998

Libraries that serve students of workplace safety and related fields of law, engineering, and government may want to consider acquiring this unique and comprehensive set. -- P. Miller, CHOICE, August 1998

Specialists and non-specialist alike will find the Encyclopaedia an invaluable reference book and indispensable primary resource when responding to critical questions involving health and safety in the workplace. -- Health and Safety, January 1999

The CD-ROM is recommended for libraries that serve undergraduate and graduate students and faculty in chemistry, public health, engineering, and environmental science. -- S. Maret, CHOICE, January 2000

There are few other sources of this information in such a concise presentation. -- Ron Teichman, MD, MPH, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, December 1998

This encyclopedia is an invaluable resource for anyone involved in the field of occupational health and safety, both professional and non-professional. -- Katherine Duvall, MD, MPH, MS, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Doody's Publishing, November 1998

From the Publisher

Organized in four volumes with over 1,000 expert contributors from more than 60 countries, the Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety, 4th edition, is the most comprehensive publication of its kind. This new edition of a classic reference work continues to provide the most current worldwide coverage from articles by internationally renowned experts representing virtually every professional organization and major academic, governmental, and nonprofit institution involved in occupational health and safety. The Encyclopaedia now includes concepts, approaches and terminology from industrial hygiene, safety engineering, toxicology, law, management, medicine, organizational psychology, and ergonomics. The information has been completely reorganized from its former A-Z orientation. It's now more like a library of books on individual topics.

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 4000 pages
  • Publisher: International Labor Office; fourth edition edition (November 1, 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9163054957
  • ISBN-13: 978-9221092032
  • ASIN: 9221092038
  • Product Dimensions: 7 x 9.2 x 11.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 23.8 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 2.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #165,990 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By James Kaye on November 25, 2014
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Did not recieve the interactive CD
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful By R. Rhodes on January 5, 2007
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Disappointed compared to 3rd Edition in terms of organization and searchability. unwieldy. wish I had kept previous edition.
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