A valuable resource for health professionals who oversee workers in industrial settings. Covers diverse chemical hazards found in today's workplaces and provides practical information. Includes case histories and examples from industrial and environmental exposures to chemicals.
Highlights of the fourth edition:
- Regulatory toxicology, including key regulatory framework in which much of the field of toxicology operates
- Alternative methods in toxicology, including cutting-edge approaches to developing new information on the toxicity of drugs and chemicals
- The dilemma of selecting safe exposure limits, guiding readers through practical considerations and pitfalls
- Ecological assessment including detailed discussion of methods and considerations when evaluating the effects of contaminants on plants and animals