Chapter 7. The Effects of Some Physical Agents

  1. Kerry Gardiner BSc, PhD, Dip. Occup. Hyg., FFOH1,2 and
  2. J. Malcolm Harrington CBE, BSc, MSc, MD, FRCP, FFOMI, MFPH, FMedSci3
  1. Philip Raffaelli

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch7

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

How to Cite

Raffaelli, P. (2008) The Effects of Some Physical Agents, in Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition (eds K. Gardiner and J. M. Harrington), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Occupational Health, the Medical School, the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

  2. 2

    International Occupational Health Ltd, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

  3. 3

    Emeritus Professor of Occupational Medicine, the University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106214

Online ISBN: 9780470755075

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Keywords:

  • physical agents;
  • hypothermia;
  • gas toxicity;
  • barotrauma;
  • noise

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Noise

  • Temperature

  • Pressure

  • Further reading