Handbook of Solid Waste Management (1977)

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Title: Handbook of Solid Waste Management

Author: Edited by David Gordon Wilson

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold

Publication Date: 1977

Asbestos References:
There are about 3-4 pages on asbestos.
Sections include:
Types of Asbestos
Asbestos dust-threshold limit value
The stripping of asbestos lagging
Preparations prior to stripping old lagging
Protective screens
The wet method of stripping
Identification of possible sources of origin of asbestos materials
Landfill disposal of asbestos wastes

The list of possible sources of asbestos includes the following industries: electricity generating, steel, heavy engineering, locomotive building, railroad-car building, boiler making, paper making, motor vehicle repair, building trades, electrical insulation, chemical plants, gas works. Also listed: dockyards, shipbuilding, shiprepairing, installation of plant in heavy industries, large building projects - industrial and domestic - or insulation and repair of heating apparatus, e.g., schools.

The text differentiates between crocidolite asbestos (blue) and other kinds of asbestos.

Handbook of Solid Waste Management
Edited by David Gordon Wilson
Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold, Copyright 1977
Hardcover, 752 pages.

Condition: Good. Ex-library book with typical library stickers, stamps, card pocket, and marks. Occasional marks to text. No dustjacket.

Pages: 752

Binding: Hardcover

Weight: 3lb

Dimensions: 7.25" x 10.25"

SKU: 603

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