1. Air Monitoring Overview

  1. Henry J. McDermott

Published Online: 11 OCT 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0471670588.ch1

Air Monitoring for Toxic Exposures, Second Edition

Air Monitoring for Toxic Exposures, Second Edition

How to Cite

McDermott, H. J. (2004) Air Monitoring Overview, in Air Monitoring for Toxic Exposures, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471670588.ch1

Author Information

  1. H. J. McDermott, Inc., Moraga, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 OCT 2004
  2. Published Print: 3 SEP 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471454359

Online ISBN: 9780471670582

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Keywords:

  • air sampling;
  • air contaminants;
  • air borne hazards;
  • sampling equipment;
  • sampling techniques

Summary

This chapter presents a general overview of the topic of exposure monitoring including: the reason for performing the monitoring; the types of air contaminants and the potential hazards they pose; the monitoring techniques and equipment; and the background and skills of the people who carry out the sampling. The purpose of this chapter is to make the remaining chapters in the book easier to understand and apply.