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Plant Design and Operations by Ian Sutton

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Chapter 7

Health and industrial hygiene

This chapter describes health issues faced by the process industries. Included are discussions to do with noise, naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM), lifting, hot and cold working conditions and food hygiene. Policies for managing alcohol and drugs at the work site are provided.

Keywords

Health; Industrial hygiene; Asbestos; Noise; Vibration; NORM; TENORM; Naturally occurring radioactive material; Lifting; Heat stress; Cold stress; Radiant heat; Food hygiene; Alcohol policy; Drug policy

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