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Chemical Hazards in Industry from RSC

Chemical Hazards in Industry is for you if you need quick and comprehensive answers to questions like:

  • What are the health implications of solvent exposure?
  • What studies have been carried out on the effect of dust on workers?
  • What are the restrictions on dioxin emissions?         

The scientific and trade literature are scanned for information on safety and health hazards surrounding chemicals encountered in the chemical and related industries. Coverage includes:

  • health and safety
  • chemical and biological hazards
  • disposal, storage and transportation
  • industrial hazards
  • waste management
  • plant safety and best practice
  • legislation
  • emergency planning
  • protective equipment      

Each monthly issue contains over 250 items selected from the worldwide primary literature. Each issue also contains a combined subject and chemical index. Subscribers receive the monthly printed bulletin and free site-wide access to the fully searchable online database, containing data from 1981 to date.


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July 27, 2012


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