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Environmental Economics (44,765 Books)


Environmental Economics undertakes theoretical or empirical studies of the economic effects of national or local environmental policies around the world. Particular issues include the costs and benefits of alternative environmental policies to deal with air pollution, water quality, toxic substances, solid waste, and global warming.

 
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World Health Organization Publication : 9221134466: Framework Guid...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

1.1 BACKGROUND Workplace violence — be it physical or psychological — has become a global problem crossing borders, work settings and occupational groups. For long a “forgotten” issue, violence at work has dramatically gained momentum in recent years and is now a priority concern in both industrialised and developing countries. Workplace violence affects the dignity of millions of people worldwide. It is a major source of inequality, discrimination, stigmatisation and co...

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Lawfulness of Interrogation Techniques under the Geneva Conventions

By: Jennifer K. Elsea

Introduction: Allegations of abuse of Iraqi prisoners by U.S. soldiers at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq raise questions about the applicability of the law of war to interrogations for military intelligence purposes. Particular issues involve the level of protection to which the detainees are entitled under the Geneva Conventions of 1949. After photos of prisoner abuse became public, the Defense Department (DOD) released a series of documents disclosing policy deliberatio...

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Heta96–0171–2692 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, And Firearms Washingt...

By: Gregory M. Kinnes; Gregg A. Hine

The Hazard Evaluations and Technical Assistance Branch also provides, upon request, technical and consultative assistance to Federal, State, and local agencies; labor; industry; and other groups or individuals to control occupational health hazards and to prevent related trauma and disease. Mention of company names or products does not constitute endorsement by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

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Niosh Health Hazard Evaluation Report

By: Ronald M. Hall, M. S.

On February 8, 2002, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) received a joint request from the Sergeant at Arms Office at the United States Senate and the Chief Administrative Officer at the United States House of Representatives regarding health concerns related to handling and opening irradiated mail at the United States Senate and House office buildings in Washington, D.C.

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Concluding Evaluation of a Continuous Haulage Guidance Sensor

By: John J. Sammarco

ABSTRACT: The mining industry has the highest average annual fatality rate among major U.S. industries. To address this, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Pittsburgh Research Laboratory (PRL), is conducting major research programs to reduce the hazard exposure of miners. One of the recently concluded programs at PRL developed the enabling technology for remote-controlled mining. An application involves the manual process of extracting and hauling...

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U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin...

By: Richard F. Edwing

Description: This document contains information on topics such as acoustic sensor sounding tube assembly, computing the sounding tube assembly length, and testing the backup pressure and temperature sensors.

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