Essentials of Environmental Public Health ScienceA Handbook for Field Professionals

Essentials of Environmental Public Health ScienceA Handbook for Field Professionals

Naima Bradley, Henrietta Harrison, Greg Hodgson, Robie Kamanyire, Andrew Kibble, and Virginia Murray

Print publication date: Feb 2014

ISBN: 9780199682881

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Abstract

Assessing and addressing the risks of chemical hazards requires a sound knowledge of toxicology, environmental epidemiology, environmental science, health risk assessment, and public health principles. Essentials of Environmental Public Health Science provides practical guidance on the technical aspects of environmental and public health investigations. Written by leaders in the field, the authors provide practical, expert advice on a range of topics from key concepts and framework for investigation to contaminated land and waste management. Case studies are used to aid learning and understand of the topics discussed. Produced by Public Health England, this resource offers a comprehensive and structured approach to understanding environmental public health issues.