RESOURCE CORNER






Publication: Journal of Environmental Health
Date published: May 1, 2012

RESOURCE CORNER

Resource Corner highlights different resources that NEHA has available to meet your education and training needs. These timely resources provide y ou with information and knowledge to advance y our professional development. Visit NEHAs online Boohstorefor additional information about these, and many other, pertinent resources!

The Public Health Consequences of Disasters

Edited by Eric K. Noji(1997)

Illustrated with examples from research in the field, this book summarizes the most pertinent and useful information about the public health impact of natural and human-made disasters. It is divided into four sections dealing with general concerns, geophysical events, weatherrelated problems, and human-generated disasters. The author starts with a comprehensive discussion of the concepts and roles of surveillance and epidemiology, highlighting general environmental health concerns, such as sanitation, water, shelter, and sewage. The other chapters cover discrete types of natural and technological hazards, addressing their history, origin, nature, observation, and control.

468 pages I Hardback I Catalog #583

Member: $78 / Nonmember: $83

Illustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health (Second Edition)

Herman Koren (2005)

This is a one-of-a-kind, comprehensive reference source for the vast and diverse collection of interrelated terms and topics that encompass the fields of environmental science and preventive medicine. This second edition reflects the expansion and evolution of the field with the addition of more than 8,500 new terms, including new terminology related to equipment and environmental control, new and emerging diseases, hazardous chemicals, and terrorism and emergency response. All definitions are supplemented with cross-referenced synonyms, acronyms, abbreviations, and more than 1,000 illustrations to visually depict the concepts in the book.

701 pages I Hardback I Catalog #525

Member: $183 /Nonmember: $195

Principles and Practice of Toxicology in Public Health

Ira S. Richards (2008)

In four sections, this book offers an introduction to the field. It covers the basics of toxicology principles, systemic toxicity and toxicology practice. The book provides thorough coverage of the basic principles of toxicology without being too technical or specialized. Principles and Practice of Toxicology in Public Health uses reader-friendly language, making it accessible to professionals from a variety of backgrounds including environmental health, industrial hygiene, engineering, and more.

464 pages I Paperback I Catalog #800

Member: $85 1 Nonmember: $89

Environmental Toxicants: Human Exposures and Their Health Effects (Third Edition)

Edited by Morion Lippmann (2009)

The third edition of this text has been thoroughly updated and revised with the latest findings on the effects of human exposure in nonoccupational settings to chemical agents and physical factors. It offers the most current information on performing and analyzing the results of risk assessments for exposed individuals and populations. In addition to examining individual toxicants, the book explores broader social and scientific issues such as individual and community risk, environmental engineering for risk reduction, pulmonary medicine, and lessons learned from the industrial sector.

1, 1 67 pages I Hardback I Catalog #1 076

Member: $184 /Nonmember: $194

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