hazardous waste

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Summary: Waste products which, upon release into the atmosphere, water or soil, cause health risks to humans or animals through skin contact, inhalation or ingestion. Hazardous waste sites which contain hazardous waste substances go here.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Comparative biomonitoring of leachates from hazardous solid waste of two industries using Allium test
    Saurabh Chandra
    Cell Biology Section, Industrial Toxicology Research Centre, P O Box 80, M G Marg, Lucknow 226 001, India
    Sci Total Environ 347:46-52. 2005
  2. ncbi Waste explosives and other hazardous materials--hazard potential and remedial measures: an overview
    R K Pandey
    High Energy Materials Research Laboratory, Pune
    J Environ Sci Eng 49:195-202. 2007
  3. ncbi Household hazardous waste in municipal landfills: contaminants in leachate
    R J Slack
    Department of Environmental Science and Technology, Imperial College, Prince Consort Road, London, SW7 2BP, UK
    Sci Total Environ 337:119-37. 2005
  4. ncbi Results of a hospital waste survey in private hospitals in Fars province, Iran
    Mehrdad Askarian
    Department of Community Medicine, Shiraz Medical School, PO Box 71345 1737, Shiraz, Iran
    Waste Manag 24:347-52. 2004
  5. ncbi Management of healthcare waste in circumstances of limited resources: a case study in the hospitals of Nablus city, Palestine
    Issam A Al-Khatib
    Institute of Environmental and Water Studies, Birzeit University, Birzeit, West Bank, Palestine
    Waste Manag Res 27:305-12. 2009
  6. pmc Increased rate of hospitalization for diabetes and residential proximity of hazardous waste sites
    Maria Kouznetsova
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York 12144 3429, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:75-9. 2007
  7. ncbi An international perspective on hazardous waste practices
    Kenneth Orloff
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 206:291-302. 2003
  8. ncbi Recycling of hazardous waste from tertiary aluminium industry in a value-added material
    Laura Gonzalo-Delgado
    National Centre for Metallurgical Research, CSIC, Madrid, Spain
    Waste Manag Res 29:127-34. 2011
  9. pmc Wildlife toxicology: biomarkers of genotoxic exposures at a hazardous waste site
    Cole W Matson
    Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Durham, NC, 27708 0328, USA
    Ecotoxicology 18:886-98. 2009
  10. pmc Hazardous waste sites and stroke in New York State
    Ivan Shcherbatykh
    Department of Environmental Health and Toxicology, School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, One University Place, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Environ Health 4:18. 2005

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  1. ncbi Comparative biomonitoring of leachates from hazardous solid waste of two industries using Allium test
    Saurabh Chandra
    Cell Biology Section, Industrial Toxicology Research Centre, P O Box 80, M G Marg, Lucknow 226 001, India
    Sci Total Environ 347:46-52. 2005
    ..The investigations inferred that abnormalities caused by MWL were higher than DWL both in soil and aqueous media. These toxic responses may have relied on raised heavy metal concentrations of metal-based than dye industrial wastes...
  2. ncbi Waste explosives and other hazardous materials--hazard potential and remedial measures: an overview
    R K Pandey
    High Energy Materials Research Laboratory, Pune
    J Environ Sci Eng 49:195-202. 2007
    ..The present paper describes the hazard potential of energetic materials and associated hazardous chemicals. It also deals with global technological status for remedial measures of hazardous chemicals along with their merits and demerits...
  3. ncbi Household hazardous waste in municipal landfills: contaminants in leachate
    R J Slack
    Department of Environmental Science and Technology, Imperial College, Prince Consort Road, London, SW7 2BP, UK
    Sci Total Environ 337:119-37. 2005
    Household hazardous waste (HHW) includes waste from a number of household products such as paint, garden pesticides, pharmaceuticals, photographic chemicals, certain detergents, personal care products, fluorescent tubes, waste oil, heavy ..
  4. ncbi Results of a hospital waste survey in private hospitals in Fars province, Iran
    Mehrdad Askarian
    Department of Community Medicine, Shiraz Medical School, PO Box 71345 1737, Shiraz, Iran
    Waste Manag 24:347-52. 2004
    ..Performing extensive studies all over the country, compiling and enacting rules, establishing standards and providing effective personnel training are the main challenges for the concerned authorities and specialists in this field...
  5. ncbi Management of healthcare waste in circumstances of limited resources: a case study in the hospitals of Nablus city, Palestine
    Issam A Al-Khatib
    Institute of Environmental and Water Studies, Birzeit University, Birzeit, West Bank, Palestine
    Waste Manag Res 27:305-12. 2009
    ..Formulating rules and guidelines for medical waste and developing strategies for overcoming the obstacles related to waste management should be considered as an urgent matter...
  6. pmc Increased rate of hospitalization for diabetes and residential proximity of hazardous waste sites
    Maria Kouznetsova
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York 12144 3429, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:75-9. 2007
    ..Epidemiologic studies suggest that there may be an association between environmental exposure to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and diabetes...
  7. ncbi An international perspective on hazardous waste practices
    Kenneth Orloff
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 206:291-302. 2003
    ..In most countries, landfilling is the most common means of hazardous waste disposal, although substantial quantities of hazardous wastes are incinerated in some countries...
  8. ncbi Recycling of hazardous waste from tertiary aluminium industry in a value-added material
    Laura Gonzalo-Delgado
    National Centre for Metallurgical Research, CSIC, Madrid, Spain
    Waste Manag Res 29:127-34. 2011
    ..In this way, a hazardous waste from the tertiary aluminium industry was studied for its use as a raw material in the synthesis of an added-..
  9. pmc Wildlife toxicology: biomarkers of genotoxic exposures at a hazardous waste site
    Cole W Matson
    Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Durham, NC, 27708 0328, USA
    Ecotoxicology 18:886-98. 2009
    A large number of hazardous waste sites in the United States have undergone the initial stages of remediation or containment. At many of the remaining sites, the potential for exposure to ecological receptors is a primary concern...
  10. pmc Hazardous waste sites and stroke in New York State
    Ivan Shcherbatykh
    Department of Environmental Health and Toxicology, School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, One University Place, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Environ Health 4:18. 2005
    ..We tested the hypothesis that exposure to contaminants from residence near hazardous waste sites in New York State influences the occurrence of stroke.
  11. ncbi Household hazardous waste disposal to landfill: using LandSim to model leachate migration
    Rebecca J Slack
    Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BP, UK
    Environ Pollut 146:501-9. 2007
    ..A specific MSW stream often referred to as household hazardous waste (HHW) can be considered to contribute a large proportion of these pollutants...
  12. ncbi Potential environmental impacts of light-emitting diodes (LEDs): metallic resources, toxicity, and hazardous waste classification
    Seong Rin Lim
    Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 45:320-7. 2011
    ..are as follows: (i) to use standardized leachability tests to examine whether LEDs are to be categorized as hazardous waste under existing United States federal and California state regulations; and (ii) to use material life cycle ..
  13. ncbi Can hazardous waste become a raw material? The case study of an aluminium residue: a review
    Aurora Lopez-Delgado
    National Centre for Metallurgical Research, CSIC, Madrid, Spain
    Waste Manag Res 30:474-84. 2012
    ..several proposals for making added-value materials using an aluminium residue which is still considered as a hazardous waste, and accordingly, disposed of in secure storage...
  14. ncbi Dental solid and hazardous waste management and safety practices in developing countries: Nablus district, Palestine
    Issam A Al-Khatib
    Institute of Environmental and Water Studies, Birzeit University, West Bank, Palestine
    Waste Manag Res 28:436-44. 2010
    ..Focus was placed on hazardous waste produced by clinics and the handling, storage, treatment and disposal measures taken...
  15. ncbi Household hazardous waste data for the UK by direct sampling
    Rebecca J Slack
    Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College, Prince Consort Road, London, SW7 2BP, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 41:2566-71. 2007
    The amount of household hazardous waste (HHW) disposed of in the United Kingdom (UK) requires assessment. This paper describes a direct analysis study carried out in three areas in southeast England involving over 500 households...
  16. ncbi A procedure for detecting childhood cancer clusters near hazardous waste sites in Florida
    GREG KEARNEY
    Florida Department of Health, Division of Environmental Health, Tallahassee, FL 32399, USA
    J Environ Health 70:29-34; quiz 55-6. 2008
    Despite over 20 years of research on childhood cancer clusters and hazardous waste sites, little evidence has been produced to indicate a causal relationship...
  17. ncbi Concentrations of PCDD/PCDFs in plasma of subjects living in the vicinity of a hazardous waste incinerator: follow-up and modeling validation
    Marti Nadal
    Laboratory of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Rovira i Virgili University, San Lorenzo 21, 43201 Reus, Catalonia, Spain
    Chemosphere 73:901-6. 2008
    ..PCDD/PCDFs) were determined in plasma of non-occupationally exposed subjects living near the only hazardous waste incinerator (HWI) in Spain (Constantí, Tarragona County, Catalonia)...
  18. ncbi The burden of disease from pediatric lead exposure at hazardous waste sites in 7 Asian countries
    Jack Caravanos
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Program, CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College, 2180 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10035, USA
    Environ Res 120:119-25. 2013
    ..b>Hazardous waste problems are especially severe in lower income Asian countries where environmental regulations are non-..
  19. pmc Community health profile of Windsor, Ontario, Canada: anatomy of a Great Lakes area of concern
    M Gilbertson
    International Joint Commission, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 109:827-43. 2001
    ..remedial programs are implemented for cleaning up contaminated sediments and for containment of leaking hazardous waste sites...
  20. ncbi Hospital medical waste management in Shandong Province, China
    Ruoyan Gai
    Department of Health Policy and Planning, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Waste Manag Res 27:336-42. 2009
    Medical waste refers to those hazardous waste materials generated by healthcare activities, including a broad range of materials, and remains as an issue on both public health and environment...
  21. ncbi Assessing the management of healthcare waste in Hawassa city, Ethiopia
    - Israel Deneke Haylamicheal
    Department of Chemistry, Hawassa University, Hawassa, Ethiopia
    Waste Manag Res 29:854-62. 2011
    ..001). The percentage hazardous waste generated at government HCFs was more than at private HCFs (p < 0.05)...
  22. ncbi Hazardous medical waste generation rates of different categories of health-care facilities
    Dimitrios Komilis
    Laboratory of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management, Dept of Environmental Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Xanthi 671 00, Greece
    Waste Manag 32:1434-41. 2012
    ..The infectious/toxic and toxic medical wastes appear to be 10% and 50% of the total hazardous medical wastes generated by the public cancer treatment and university hospitals, respectively...
  23. ncbi Approaches to systematic assessment of environmental exposures posed at hazardous waste sites in the developing world: the Toxic Sites Identification Program
    Bret Ericson
    Blacksmith Institute, 475 Riverside Drive, 860 New York, NY 10115, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 185:1755-66. 2013
    In the developing world, environmental chemical exposures due to hazardous waste sites are poorly documented...
  24. ncbi Assessing generated quantities of infectious medical wastes: a case study for a health region administration in Central Macedonia, Greece
    G Sanida
    2nd Health Region Administration of Central Macedonia, 16 Aristotelous Str, GR 54623, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Waste Manag 30:532-8. 2010
    ..51 to 1.22 kg/patient/day, excluding the three specialised hospitals of the Health Region. The total amount of medical waste generated from the 2nd Health Region (only public hospitals) was estimated to be 691 tonnes/yr or 0.73 kg/cap/yr...
  25. ncbi Hazardous waste, impact on health and environment for development of better waste management strategies in future in India
    Virendra Misra
    Ecotoxicology Section, Industrial Toxicology Research Centre, Post Box No 80, M G Marg, Lucknow 226 001, India
    Environ Int 31:417-31. 2005
    ..of wastes management practices, steps towards planning, design and development of models for effective hazardous waste management, treatment, approaches and regulations for disposal of hazardous waste...
  26. pmc Hospitalization rates for coronary heart disease in relation to residence near areas contaminated with persistent organic pollutants and other pollutants
    Alexander V Sergeev
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York 12144 3456, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:756-61. 2005
    ..We determined the ZIP codes containing or abutting each of the approximately 900 hazardous waste sites in New York and identified the major contaminants in each...
  27. pmc Effects on the immune system associated with living near a pesticide dump site
    M F Vine
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:1113-24. 2000
    ..Although some statistically significant differences in immune markers were noted in association with residential location, the magnitude of effects are of uncertain clinical importance...
  28. ncbi Risk of malformations associated with residential proximity to hazardous waste sites in Washington State
    Carrie M Kuehn
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Environ Res 103:405-12. 2007
    b>Hazardous waste sites often contain substances harmful to fetal development...
  29. ncbi Effect of glutathione S-transferase polymorphisms and proximity to hazardous waste sites on time to systemic lupus erythematosus diagnosis: results from the Roxbury lupus project
    Elizabeth W Karlson
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 56:244-54. 2007
    ..Our goal was to assess association of residential proximity to hazardous waste sites and genetic variation in 3 glutathione Stransferase (GST) genes (GSTM1, GSTT1, and GSTP1) with age at ..
  30. ncbi Monitoring metals in blood and hair of the population living near a hazardous waste incinerator: temporal trend
    Núria Ferré-Huguet
    Rovira i Virgili University, Catalonia, Spain
    Biol Trace Elem Res 128:191-9. 2009
    ..and V were determined in hair of 96 school children and in blood of 144 adults living in the vicinity of a hazardous waste incinerator (HWI) (Constantí, Tarragona County, Catalonia, NE Spain)...
  31. ncbi Exposure to persistent organic pollutants and hypertensive disease
    Xiaoyu Huang
    Department of Biometry and Statistics, School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, One University Place, Rm 131, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Environ Res 102:101-6. 2006
    ..we classified zip codes of upstate New York into three groups: "POPs sites", zip codes containing hazardous waste sites with POPs; "other waste sites", zip codes containing hazardous waste sites but not with POPs; ..
  32. ncbi Dietary exposure to metals by individuals living near a hazardous waste incinerator in Catalonia, Spain: temporal trend
    Roser Martí-Cid
    Laboratory of Toxicology and Environmental Health, School of Medicine, IISPV, Rovira i Virgili University, Sant Llorenc 21, 43201, Reus, Spain
    Biol Trace Elem Res 131:245-54. 2009
    ..of foodstuffs purchased during 2006 in various localities of Tarragona County (Catalonia, Spain), near a hazardous waste incinerator, which has been operating since 1999...
  33. pmc The potential monetary benefits of reclaiming hazardous waste sites in the Campania region: an economic evaluation
    Carla Guerriero
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Environ Health 8:28. 2009
    ..Despite the high level of Italian and international media interest in the problem of hazardous waste in Campania little has been done to reclaim the land and the waterways contaminated by hazardous waste.
  34. ncbi Hazardous waste: recognition of the problem and response
    Henrik Harjula
    Organisation for Economic Co operation and Development, 75775 Paris, Cedex 16, France
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1076:462-77. 2006
    ..259/93 within the European Community, aimed at monitoring and controlling transboundary movements of hazardous waste, and of a global instrument in 1989 under UNEP: Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of ..
  35. ncbi Monitoring metals in the population living in the vicinity of a hazardous waste incinerator: concentrations in autopsy tissues
    Ana Bocio
    Laboratory of Toxicology and Environmental Health, School of Medicine, Rovira i Virgili University, San Lorenzo 21, 43201 Reus, Spain
    Biol Trace Elem Res 106:41-50. 2005
    ..for the determination of metals in various human tissues of the population living in the vicinity of a new hazardous waste incinerator (HWI) in Constantí (Tarragona County, Spain)...
  36. pmc Adverse pregnancy outcomes around incinerators and crematoriums in Cumbria, north west England, 1956-93
    T J B Dummer
    School of Clinical Medical Sciences, Paediatric and Lifecourse Epidemiology Research Group, Department of Child Health, University of Newcastle, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:456-61. 2003
    ..To investigate the risk of stillbirth, neonatal death, and lethal congenital anomaly among babies of mothers living close to incinerators and crematoriums in Cumbria, north west England, 1956-93...
  37. pmc Major congenital malformations and residential proximity to a regional industrial park including a national toxic waste site: an ecological study
    Yaakov Bentov
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, POB 151 Beer Sheva, Israel
    Environ Health 5:8. 2006
    ....
  38. pmc Influence of geographic location in modeling blood pesticide levels in a community surrounding a U.S. Environmental protection agency superfund site
    Shannon H Gaffney
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1712-6. 2005
    ..Spatial information may enable researchers to detect a potential exposure pattern that may not be revealed with only nonspatial variables...
  39. ncbi [Cause-specific mortality in an area of Campania with numerous waste disposal sites]
    Pierluigi Altavista
    Sezione di Tossicologia e Scienze Biomediche, ENEA Casaccia, Roma
    Epidemiol Prev 28:311-21. 2004
    ..To investigate cause-specific mortality in an area of Campania region, in the surroundings of Naples, characterized by many toxic waste dumping grounds sites and by widespread burning of urban wastes...
  40. ncbi Congenital anomalies and other birth outcomes among infants born to women living near a hazardous waste site in Sydney, Nova Scotia
    L Dodds
    Perinatal Epidemiology Research Unit, Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pediatrics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    Can J Public Health 92:331-4. 2001
    ..Since Sydney and the rest of Cape Breton County share a similar risk factor and socio-demographic profile, other factors likely explain the increased rates observed in Sydney...
  41. ncbi Chromosomal congenital anomalies and residence near hazardous waste landfill sites
    M Vrijheid
    EUROCAT Central Registry, Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 359:320-2. 2002
    Previous findings of the EUROHAZCON study showed a 33% increase in risk of non-chromosomal anomalies near hazardous waste landfill sites...
  42. ncbi Bisphenol A in hazardous waste landfill leachates
    T Yamamoto
    Regional Environment Division, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Chemosphere 42:415-8. 2001
    The levels of bisphenol A in hazardous waste landfill leachates collected in Japan in 1996 were determined by gas chromatograph/mass spectrometer (GC/MS). Bisphenol A was found in seven of 10 sites investigated...
  43. ncbi Childhood cancers, birthplaces, incinerators and landfill sites
    E Knox
    Int J Epidemiol 29:391-7. 2000
    ..Municipal incinerators had previously shown significant excesses of adult cancers within 7.5 and 3.0 km. The relative risks for adults had been marginal and an analysis of childhood cancers seemed to offer a more sensitive approach...
  44. ncbi Safe disposal of clinical waste: where is the science?
    M A Borg
    J Hosp Infect 62:243-4. 2006
  45. ncbi Reassessing racial and socioeconomic disparities in environmental justice research
    Paul Mohai
    School of Natural Resources and Environment, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 1115, USA
    Demography 43:383-99. 2006
    ..In addition to research on environmental inequality, we discuss how distance-based methods can be usefully applied to other areas of demographic research that explore the effects of neighborhood context on a range of social outcomes...
  46. ncbi Asthma and infectious respiratory disease in children--correlation to residence near hazardous waste sites
    Jing Ma
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Paediatr Respir Rev 8:292-8. 2007
    ..infectious disease in children were modeled as a function of residence: (1) in a zip code containing a hazardous waste site with persistent organic pollutants ('POPs'); (2) in a zip code with a waste site that did not contain ..
  47. pmc Low birth weight and residential proximity to PCB-contaminated waste sites
    Akerke Baibergenova
    School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York 12144 3456, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1352-7. 2003
    ..We have tested the hypothesis that residents in a zip code that contains a PCB hazardous waste site or abuts a body of water contaminated with PCBs are at increased risk of giving birth to a low-birth-..
  48. ncbi Health risks of residential exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
    Jean D Brender
    Texas Department of Health, Austin, Texas, USA
    Arch Environ Health 58:111-8. 2003
    ..Household interviews were conducted among 214 residents living around the hazardous waste site (target population) and 212 comparison residents in a neighborhood 2.4 km away from the site...
  49. ncbi Asthma and infectious respiratory disease in relation to residence near hazardous waste sites
    David O Carpenter
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1140:201-8. 2008
    The hypothesis that simply living near a hazardous waste site increases risk of exposure to chemicals was tested...
  50. ncbi Property-close source separation of hazardous waste and waste electrical and electronic equipment--a Swedish case study
    Anna Bernstad
    Department of Chemistry Engeneering, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Waste Manag 31:536-43. 2011
    Through an agreement with EEE producers, Swedish municipalities are responsible for collection of hazardous waste and waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE)...
  51. ncbi An evaluation of the occupational health risks to workers in a hazardous waste incinerator
    Mithat Bakoglu
    University of Kocaeli, Department of Environmental Engineering, Kocaeli, Turkey
    J Occup Health 46:156-64. 2004
    ....
  52. ncbi Exposure to heavy metals and PCDD/Fs by the population living in the vicinity of a hazardous waste landfill in Catalonia, Spain: health risk assessment
    Montse Mari
    Laboratory of Toxicology and Environmental Health, School of Medicine, IISPV, Rovira i Virgili University, Sant Llorenc 21, 43201 Reus, Catalonia, Spain
    Environ Int 35:1034-9. 2009
    Most fly ashes produced in municipal waste incinerators of Catalonia (Spain) are deposited in a hazardous waste landfill (HWL) placed in Castellolí (Barcelona). This facility means a concern for the population living nearby...
  53. ncbi Neuropsychological correlates of hair arsenic, manganese, and cadmium levels in school-age children residing near a hazardous waste site
    Robert O Wright
    Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    Neurotoxicology 27:210-6. 2006
    ..No other significant relationships were found. These results suggest the need to study further the neuropsychological correlates of developmental exposure to Mn and As, particularly as a mixture...
  54. ncbi Elevated birth defects in racial or ethnic minority children of women living near hazardous waste sites
    Maureen Orr
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry ATSDR, Division of Health Studies
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 205:19-27. 2002
    ..ethnic minority children born during 1983-1988 and the potential exposure of their mothers to contaminants at hazardous waste sites in California...
  55. ncbi Medical wastes characterisation in healthcare institutions in Mauritius
    R Mohee
    Department of Chemical and Sugar Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Mauritius
    Waste Manag 25:575-81. 2005
    ..Further analysis revealed that the wastewater was polluting with chemical oxygen demand (COD), biological oxygen demand (BOD(5)), total suspended solids (TSS) and coliform content well above permissible limits...
  56. pmc Health effects of residence near hazardous waste landfill sites: a review of epidemiologic literature
    M Vrijheid
    Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Environ Health Perspect 108:101-12. 2000
    ....
  57. ncbi Italian "Triangle of death"
    Fabrizio Bianchi
    Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Clinical Physiology, National Research Council Pisa, Italy
    Lancet Oncol 5:710. 2004
  58. pmc Fetal deaths and proximity to hazardous waste sites in Washington State
    Beth A Mueller
    Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:776-80. 2007
    ..The in utero period is one of increased susceptibility to environmental effects. The effects of prenatal exposure to environmental toxicants on various adverse pregnancy outcomes, including fetal death, are not well understood...
  59. ncbi Health risk assessment on residents exposed to chlorinated hydrocarbons contaminated in groundwater of a hazardous waste site
    Lukas Jyuhn Hsiarn Lee
    Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 65:219-35. 2002
    ..We followed guidelines for assessing hazardous waste sites of the U.S...
  60. ncbi Maternal exposures to hazardous waste sites and industrial facilities and risk of neural tube defects in offspring
    Lucina Suarez
    Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, TX 78756, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:772-7. 2007
    We examined the relationship between maternal proximity to hazardous waste sites and industrial facilities and neural tube defect (NTD) risk.
  61. ncbi Effect of proximity to hazardous waste sites on the development of congenital heart disease
    Sadia Malik
    Cardiology Division, Children s Medical Center of Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Arch Environ Health 59:177-81. 2004
    ..the risk of congenital heart disease (CHD) was greater for the children of mothers who lived close to a hazardous waste site (HWS) than for those who lived farther away...
  62. ncbi Lead intervention and pediatric blood lead levels at hazardous waste sites
    Roseanne M Lorenzana
    U S EPA Region 10, Office of Environmental Assessment, 1200 Sixth Avenue, OEA 095, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:871-93. 2003
    ..the publicly available literature on the effectiveness of lead intervention on pediatric blood lead levels at hazardous waste sites...
  63. ncbi The creosote content of used railway crossties as compared with European stipulations for hazardous waste
    Tomas Thierfelder
    Department of Biometry and Engineering, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, P O Box 7032, 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden
    Sci Total Environ 402:106-12. 2008
    ..same applies to the fraction of seven carcinogenic PAH compounds, that alone exceed the stipulated limit for hazardous waste. It was also found that the material of railway embankments, whether or not the crossties were used in ..
  64. ncbi Assessment and characterization of polychlorinated biphenyls near a hazardous waste incinerator: analysis of vegetation, snow, and sediments
    Jules M Blais
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 22:126-33. 2003
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  65. ncbi Evaluating the applicability of regulatory leaching tests for assessing the hazards of Pb-contaminated soils
    Cheryl E Halim
    ARC Centre for Functional Nanomaterials, School of Chemical Engineering and Industrial Chemistry, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Hazard Mater 120:101-11. 2005
    ..A comparison of stabilization methods revealed that the buffered phosphate technique was more suitable for stabilizing the lead in the soil relative to cement stabilization...
  66. ncbi Urban environmental geochemistry of trace metals
    Coby S C Wong
    Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Environ Pollut 142:1-16. 2006
    ..Potential areas of future development in urban environmental geochemistry are identified and discussed...
  67. ncbi Trends in the levels of metals in soils and vegetation samples collected near a hazardous waste incinerator
    M Nadal
    Laboratory of Toxicology and Environmental Health, School of Medicine, Rovira i Virgili University, San Lorenzo 21, 43201, Reus, Spain
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 49:290-8. 2005
    ..Cd, Cr, Hg, Mn, Ni, Pb, Sn, Tl, and V) were determined in 40 soil and 40 herbage samples collected near a new hazardous waste incinerator (HWI) (Constantí, Catalonia, Spain)...
  68. ncbi Using integrated geospatial mapping and conceptual site models to guide risk-based environmental clean-up decisions
    Henry J Mayer
    Rutgers University, E J Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Risk Anal 25:429-46. 2005
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  69. ncbi Genotoxicity of industrial solid waste leachates in Drosophila melanogaster
    Hifzur R Siddique
    Embryotoxicology Section, Industrial Toxicology Research Centre, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Environ Mol Mutagen 46:189-97. 2005
    ..melanogaster is a useful in vivo model for assessing the genotoxicity of these potential environmental contaminants...
  70. ncbi Polychlorinated biphenyls in polysulfide sealants--occurrence and emission from a landfill station
    N Johan Persson
    Institute of Applied Environmental Science ITM, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Pollut 138:18-27. 2005
    ..Compared to a reference site, the evaporation flux was elevated for the most volatile congeners, but factors 20-1400 lower than from another landfill which was contaminated with PCB in paper-pulp fibres...
  71. ncbi Modeling the dynamic changes in concentrations of gamma-hexachlorocyclohexane (gamma-HCH) in Tianjin region from 1953 to 2020
    S Tao
    Laboratory for Earth Surface Processes, College of Environmental Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
    Environ Pollut 139:183-93. 2006
    ..1 (0.9-1.2) x 10(-14), 2.7 (2.5-3.0) x 10(-10), 1.2 (1.1-1.3) x 10(-7), and 6.1 (5.4-6.8) x 10(-8) mol/m(3), in air, water, soil, and sediment, respectively, by 2020. The sensitivities and true uncertainty of the model are discussed...
  72. ncbi Metal contamination of urban soils in the vicinity of a municipal waste incinerator: one source among many
    David L Rimmer
    School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Drummond Building, Institute for Research on the Environment and Sustainability, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK
    Sci Total Environ 356:207-16. 2006
    ..Detailed investigations of particular areas with serious contamination will now be undertaken by the local authorities using the CLEA (Contaminated Land Exposure Assessment) model...
  73. ncbi Treatment of lead mine waste by a Mozley multi-gravity separator (MGS)
    F Göktepe
    Balikesir Technical College, Balikesir University, Balikesir, Turkey
    J Environ Manage 76:277-81. 2005
    ..A material and mass balance for the laboratory system has demonstrated that approximately 12% of the Pb can be removed in the form of concentrate with 12% Pb content...
  74. ncbi Quantification of landfill emissions to air: a case study of the Ano Liosia landfill site in the greater Athens area
    Ioanna Paraskaki
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece
    Waste Manag Res 23:199-208. 2005
    ..Finally, the applied methodology was used in the Ano Liosia landfill, where atmospheric concentrations of pollutants measured in the field were compared with model predictions...
  75. ncbi Models for hydrologic design of evapotranspiration landfill covers
    Victor L Hauser
    Victor L Hauser, P E, 13214 Hunters Breeze, San Antonio, Texas 78230, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:7226-33. 2005
    ..The EPIC model is suitable for use in hydrologic design of ET landfill covers...
  76. ncbi The implications of integrated assessment and modelling studies for the future remediation of chromite ore processing residue disposal sites
    J G Farmer
    School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3JJ, Scotland, UK
    Sci Total Environ 360:90-7. 2006
    ..The interception and treatment of groundwater to remove Cr(VI) and the capping of sites to reduce human exposure to airborne Cr(VI)-contaminated dust may well be more realistic and effective, at least in the short to medium term...
  77. ncbi Effect of sugar factory effluent on some physico-chemical properties of soils--a case study
    Ratna P Roy
    Department of Chemistry, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, India
    J Environ Sci Eng 49:277-82. 2007
    ..8 mgL(-1) and BOD 1.2 mgL(-1)). There found some nutrients, viz. N, P, K, Zn, Cu, Fe, Mn in surface layer of soil in different seasons. Heavy metals (Cd, Co, Cr, Ni, Pb) were found to be within the permissible limits...
  78. ncbi Analysis of a gas-phase partitioning tracer test conducted in an unsaturated fractured-clay formation
    Michelle A Simon
    United States Environmental Protection Agency, 26 West Martin Luther King Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45268, USA
    J Contam Hydrol 90:146-58. 2007
    ..The estimated saturations compare reasonably well to independently determined values...
  79. ncbi Mobility of metals and metalloids in a multi-element contaminated soil 20 years after cessation of the pollution source activity
    Rafael Clemente
    School of Biological and Earth Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, Liverpool L3 3AF, UK
    Environ Pollut 155:254-61. 2008
    ..The measured differential mobility of pollutants in the present study is highly relevant to protection of groundwater and other receptors...
  80. ncbi Evidence of excessive releases of metals from primitive e-waste processing in Guiyu, China
    Coby S C Wong
    Department of Earth Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Environ Pollut 148:62-72. 2007
    ..In summary, it was evident that the riverine environment of Guiyu was heavily impacted by e-waste related activities...
  81. ncbi Improvement of operating conditions in waste incinerators using engineering tools
    Won Yang
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Thermal Engineering Laboratory, Guseong Dong, Yuseong Gu, Daejeon 305 701, South Korea
    Waste Manag 27:604-13. 2007
    ..They play a key role in diagnosing incineration systems and evaluating changes in operating conditions. The typical results of each tool are reported, and examples of improvement in operating performance are described...
  82. ncbi Metal fractionation in soil profiles at automobile mechanic waste dumps
    Chukwujindu M A Iwegbue
    Department of Chemistry, Delta State University, PMB 1, Abraka, Nigeria
    Waste Manag Res 25:585-93. 2007
    ..The mobility factors for the heavy metals follow the order: Cd > Zn > Pb > Cu > Cr > Ni. The results suggest that there is serious contamination hazard with Cd, Pb, and Zn in the soil profiles...
  83. ncbi Investigative studies for the use of an inactive asbestos mine as a disposal site for asbestos wastes
    Evangelos Gidarakos
    Laboratory of Toxic and Hazardous Waste Management, Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Politechnioupolis, Chania, PC 73100, Greece
    J Hazard Mater 153:955-65. 2008
    ..The main aim is to safely dispose asbestos wastes inside the mine, to minimize any pollution of the wider vicinity of the mine, as well as to engage in restoration activities...
  84. ncbi Effects of sucrose and sorbitol on cement-based stabilization/solidification of toxic metal waste
    Linghong Zhang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Lakehead University, 955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 5E1, Canada
    J Hazard Mater 151:490-8. 2008
    ....
  85. pmc Mercury disposal sole health concern with fluorescent lights
    Wayne Kondro
    CMAJ 177:136-7. 2007
  86. ncbi Metal contamination and infiltration into the soil at refuse dump sites in Awka, Nigeria
    John Kanayochukwu Chiemezugo Nduka
    Department of Industrial Chemistry at Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Awka, Nigeria
    Arch Environ Occup Health 61:197-204. 2006
    ..The metal levels exceed the limits set forth by the US Environmental Protection Agency. This study suggests that the refuse dumps in Awka may increase the level of environmental heavy metals in Nigeria...
  87. ncbi Report on hazardous household waste generation in Japan
    Kenji Yasuda
    Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan
    Waste Manag Res 24:397-401. 2006
    ..The data accumulated were used to estimate the quantities of HHW disposed off annually, and the quantities and type of waste that might be received by a typical depot collection programme in Japan...
  88. ncbi Environmental impact and human health risks of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans in the vicinity of a new hazardous waste incinerator: a case study
    Núria Ferré-Huguet
    Laboratory of Toxicology and Environmental Health, School of Medicine, Rovira i Virgili University, San Lorenzo 21, 43201 Reus, Spain
    Environ Sci Technol 40:61-6. 2006
    ..impact of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans (PCDD/Fs) in the vicinity of a new hazardous waste incinerator (HWI) 4 years after regular operation of the facility. A double approach was carried out...
  89. ncbi Modeling human exposures to air pollution control (APC) residues released from landfills in England and Wales
    Christopher Macleod
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, IGER, North Wyke, Devon, EX20 2SB, UK
    Environ Int 32:500-9. 2006
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  90. ncbi An evaluation of the role of risk-based decision-making in a former manufactured gas plant site remediation
    Vikram M Vyas
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ 08854 1179, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 56:225-35. 2006
    ..The lessons from this case study are generalizable to more complicated remediation cases, when supported by correspondingly sophisticated technical approaches...
  91. ncbi Leaching behavior and immobilization of heavy metals in solidified/stabilized products
    Rachana Malviya
    Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, School of Energy and Environmental Studies, Devi Ahilya University, Takshila Campus, Khandwa Road, Indore 17, M P, India
    J Hazard Mater 137:207-17. 2006
    ..Dominant leaching mechanism was surface wash off in the initial stages followed by diffusion for Pb, Zn, Cu, Fe and Mn. Diffusion coefficient was above 11.5 indicating low mobility in the cement matrix...
  92. ncbi Factors affecting hazardous waste solidification/stabilization: a review
    Rachana Malviya
    Hazardous Waste Management Laboratory, School of Energy and Environmental Studies, Devi Ahilya University, Indore, India
    J Hazard Mater 137:267-76. 2006
    Solidification/stabilization is accepted as a well-established disposal technique for hazardous waste. As a result many different types of hazardous wastes are treated with different binders...
  93. ncbi Starved air combustion-solidification/stabilization of primary chemical sludge from a tannery
    S Swarnalatha
    Department of Environmental Technology, Central Leather Research Institute, Adyar, Chennai 600 020, Tamil Nadu, India
    J Hazard Mater 137:304-13. 2006
    ..Leachability studies on solidified bricks were carried out to determine the metal fixation and dissolved organic (as COD) concentration in the leachate...
  94. ncbi Multivariate analysis of trace metals in textile effluents in relation to soil and groundwater
    S Manzoor
    Department of Chemistry, Quaid i Azam University, Islamabad 45320, Pakistan
    J Hazard Mater 137:31-7. 2006
    ..The estimated metal levels in the water/soil system are compared with the safe limits laid down by WHO...
  95. ncbi Exposure assessment of carcass disposal options in the event of a notifiable exotic animal disease: application to avian influenza virus
    Simon J T Pollard
    Cranfield University, Centre for Resource Management and Efficiency, School of Applied Sciences, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, UK MK43 0AL
    Environ Sci Technol 42:3145-54. 2008
    ..The authors recognize that relevant legislation, public perception, available capacity, and cost also need to be considered when selecting disposal options in the event of HPAI...
  96. ncbi A practical profile of integrated safety assessment of near-surface disposal of radwaste at PINSTECH
    F Jan
    Health Physics Division, Pakistan Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology, Nilore, Islamabad, Pakistan
    J Radiol Prot 27:169-86. 2007
    ..Radiological safety of these practices has been assessed by addressing different aspects of the safety and disposal system. These parameters, as indices of a non-exclusive and operational safety model, are presented...
  97. ncbi A review of aqueous-phase VOC transport in modern landfill liners
    Tuncer B Edil
    University of Wisconsin Madison, 1415 Engineering Drive, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Waste Manag 23:561-71. 2003
    Leachates from municipal solid waste (MSW) and hazardous waste landfills contain a wide range of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in addition to inorganic compounds...
  98. ncbi Environmental impact of a new hazardous waste incinerator in Catalonia, Spain: PCDD/PCDF levels in herbage samples
    M Schuhmacher
    Laboratory of Toxicology and Environmental Health, School of Medicine, Rovira i Virgili University, Reus, Spain
    Chemosphere 48:187-93. 2002
    ..polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDF) were determined in 40 herbage samples collected in the neighborhood of a hazardous waste incinerator (HWI) under construction in Constanti (Catalonia, Spain)...
  99. ncbi Comparison of RBCA and CalTOX for setting risk-based cleanup levels based on inhalation exposure
    Shih Hsien Chang
    Department of Public Health, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung 402, Taiwan, ROC
    Chemosphere 56:359-67. 2004
    ..The ranking of influential factors in the onsite risk assessment for these two models were completely different because of their distinct model methodologies...
  100. ncbi Assessment of soil contamination--a functional perspective
    Nico M Van Straalen
    Vrije Universiteit, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Institute of Ecological Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Biodegradation 13:41-52. 2002
    ..Deviations from the normal operating range indicate that the system is in a condition of stress. It is hoped that more work along this line will improve the prospects for ecological arguments in soil quality assessment...
  101. ncbi Characterization of contaminated soil and groundwater surrounding an illegal landfill (S. Giuliano, Venice, Italy) by principal component analysis and kriging
    Andrea Critto
    Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Venice Calle Larga S Marta 2137, I 30123, Venice, Italy
    Environ Pollut 122:235-44. 2003
    ..The chemical and hydrogeological available information was assembled to obtain the schematic of the conceptual model of the contaminated site capable to support the formulation of major exposure scenarios, which are also provided...

Research Grants63

  1. Receptor-based developmental and reproductive toxicity of Superfund chemicals
    David M Ozonoff; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..is development of novel methods to address some of the most difficult problems associated with the typical hazardous waste epidemiological and toxicological datasets, temporal spatial distribution and interaction in mixtures...
  2. Prophylactic Use of Vitamin E for Prevention of Occupational PAH-Induced Damage
    Debbie Mustacich; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Benzo(a)pyrene, a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon, has been found at more National Priority List hazardous waste sites than any other polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon...
  3. Jacksonville Racial and Ethnic Environmental Approaches to Community Health (REEA
    Cynthia M Harris; Fiscal Year: 2011
    Description (provided by applicant) Racial and socioeconomic disparities of minorities living near hazardous waste sites have historically and continue to raise health concerns regarding the disproportionate impact of probable and ..
  4. Hazardous Material Worker Health and Safety Training (U45) Cooperative Agreement
    Craig Slatin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant) TNEC is applying to the HWWT program. The primary goal is to provide hazardous waste worker and/or emergency responder health and safety (H&S) training to 800 workers per year for five years in ..
  5. Occupational Safety and Health Training and Education Grant
    LINDA FAYE GRIMSLEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Students also select electives from the other disciplines within the department, such as, hazardous waste management, risk assessment, principles of safety and industrial hygiene aspects of plant operations...
  6. Summer Research Experience for Veterinary Students
    Mark L Lawrence; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..components: humane use of animals in research, other research compliance issues (IRB, biohazards, and hazardous waste), poster and platform presentations, scientific writing, and graduate training programs...
  7. TOXIC SUBSTANCES IN THE ENVIRONMENT
    Martyn T Smith; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our research team will focus on environmental exposures currently encountered at hazardous waste sites and several contaminants of emerging human health concern. All SRP mandates will be addressed...
  8. Hazardous Material Worker Health and Safety Training (U45), Cooperative Agreement
    LINDA L DELP; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant) The California-Arizona Consortium (CAC) proposes to train 17,848 hazardous waste/materials workers in EPA Regions IX and X under the HWWT program...
  9. Engineering Enhanced Plants for Arsenic Remediation
    David Lee; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The traditional method for arsenic remediation involves excavating the contaminated soil and disposing it in hazardous waste landfills. This method is highly labor intensive and costly, especially for large sites...
  10. Hazardous Material Worker Health and Safety Training(U45), Cooperative Agreement
    CAROL RICE RICE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Midwest Consortium for Hazardous Waste Worker Training (MWC) proposes to conduct HWWT training for a total cost of $9,785,749 (direct = $9,255,852;F&A = $529,897)...
  11. HAZARDOUS WASTE RISK AND REMEDIATION IN THE SOUTHWEST
    Raina M Maier; Fiscal Year: 2013
    The essence of the University of Arizona Superfund Basic Research Program (UA SBRP) renewal application is hazardous waste risk and remediation In the US Southwest...
  12. Hazardous Material Worker Health and Safety Training (U45), Cooperative Agreement
    KELLEY LYNNE DAVIS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Center for Bioterrorism and All-Hazards Preparedness at Nova Southeastern University is applying for the Hazardous Waste Worker Training Program...
  13. E-Learning Assisted HAZWOPER Training for Medicolegal Death Investigators
    JAMES PATRICK O'BRIEN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Federal law, implemented by the OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) rule at 29 CFR 1910...
  14. Sixth International Symposium on Flame Retardants (BFR2013)
    Myrto Petreas; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..one major class of contaminants, flame retardants, which are found, and will increasingly be found at hazardous waste sites...
  15. Elucidating Risks: From Exposure and Mechanism to Outcome
    James A Swenberg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..approaches to assessing exposure to hazardous chemicals, and more efficiently reduce risks by remediation of hazardous waste sites...
  16. DETECTION AND MODELS OF TOXICANT EXPOSURE
    Robert H Tukey; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..was established to gain knowledge on the public health risks associated with exposure to Superfund site hazardous waste. Thus, a greater understanding of the exposure pathways and the health consequences resulting from human ..
  17. Hazardous Material Worker Health and Safety Training (U45), Cooperative Agreement
    KENNETH OLDFIELD; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..at Jefferson State Community College, is applying for funding through a cooperative agreement with the NIEHS Hazardous Waste Worker Training Program under RFA: ES-09-004 through both the Hazardous Waste Worker Training (HWWT) and ..
  18. Hazardous Material Worker Health and Safety Training (U45), Cooperative Agreement
    DARIUS D SIVIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Response (lER)courses and 8 hour Refreshers including Spanish/ESL courses;(b) Awareness Level IER and Hazardous Waste courses including Spanish/ESL courses;(c) 16 hour Hazardous Materials Review Committee training;(d) Joint ..
  19. Hazardous Material Worker Health and Safety Training (U45), Cooperative Agreement
    MARK DANIEL CATLIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..its consortium, Local 1199 SEIU and SEIU United Healthcare Worker West, are applying for an award under the Hazardous Waste Worker Training (HWWT) Project for five years at a total cost of $4,047,287...
  20. E-Learning Assisted HAZWOPER Training for Coroners and Medical Examiners
    JAMES PATRICK O'BRIEN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Federal law, implemented by the OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) rule at 29 CFR 1910...
  21. CELLULAR RESPONSE MECHANISMS TO ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGE
    CORNELIS JOHAN ELFERINK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..problems, such as ozone pollution, emissions of fine particulates, hazardous chemical releases, and hazardous waste sites makes UTMB a compelling site for an environmental health sciences Center...
  22. Hazardous Materials Worker Health and Safety Training (U45), Cooperative Agreemen
    AUDREY ROSE GOTSCH; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..goal of the Center is to prevent and reduce disability, morbidity, and mortality due to personal risk during hazardous waste operations and emergency response...
  23. HAZMAT Training at DOE Nuclear Weapons Complex (U45)
    DOUGLAS A FEIL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..themselves, their facilities, and their communities from exposure to hazardous materials encountered during hazardous waste site clean-up, in the transportation of hazardous materials, and in the response to releases of hazardous ..
  24. Activated Carbon as a Multifunctional Amendment to Treat PCBs and Mercury
    Richard G Luthy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of this innovative technology may significantly reduce the human health risks posed by Hg and PCBs at many hazardous waste sites, while minimizing negative impact to sensitive habitats...
  25. Phytostabilization and Retirement of Mercury from Wet Ecosystems
    Mark P Elless; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..be allowed to remain on-site, thereby eliminating the need for harvest and disposal, reducing the burden on hazardous waste landfills...
  26. HAZMAT Training at DOE Nuclear Weapons Complex (U45)
    LAMONT BYRD; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..infrastructure during the remediation of DOE sites and the transportation of radioactive waste and hazardous waste. The IBT-NLC consortium will use established partnerships with major trucking and rail unions, and ..
  27. HAZworker - Web-Based, Multiplayer Small Group Simulation
    HENRY RYNG; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..role for this project, UCLA - Labor Occupational Safety and Health (LOSH) and The Texas-Utah Consortium for Hazardous Waste Worker Training (TUCHWWT) have identified the value of exploring use of this tool for their organizations and ..
  28. Reuse in RI: A State-based Approach to Complex Exposures
    Kim Boekelheide; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and translational research issues, management decisions, and communication complexities inherent to re-using hazardous waste sites...
  29. FACILITY RENOVATION AND ANNENBERG CAGE WASH FACILITIY
    Kenneth Davis; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The rack washer pit has recurrent leaks onto the lower research floors, exposing personnel to hazardous waste water (primate and swine feces) from the unit and associated plumbing...
  30. Hazardous Material Worker Health and Safety Training (U45), Cooperative Agreement
    JOHN J LECONCHE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the Hazardous Materials Worker Health and Safety Training cooperative agreement, RFA-ES-09-004 to conduct a Hazardous Waste Worker Training Program (HWWTP - $18,154,084) and a Hazmat Disaster Preparedness Training Program (HDPTP - $1,..
  31. PAH/Metal exposure and effects assessment in Chattanooga
    Sean Richards; Fiscal Year: 2004
    South Chattanooga is an urban area embedded with waste from local industry. A 1991 study describes 42 hazardous waste sites located in South Chattanooga, 13 of these sites are listed as Superfund sites...
  32. Hazardous Material Worker Health and Safety Training (U45) Cooperative Agreement
    JOHN DENNIS DEVLIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This training is intended to prepare workers to deal properly with hazardous waste, to defensively secure hazardous waste safely when responding to emergencies, as well as to be aware of ..
  33. Hazardous Materials Worker Health and Safety Training (U45) Cooperative Agreement
    Robert J Emery; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..training and skills for people working with or in high risk areas/communities/industries that include hazardous waste/substances handling, transport, removal/waste, and spill/disaster response...
  34. HAZMAT Training at DOE Nuclear Weapons Complex
    JOHN J LECONCHE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Training includes hazardous waste worker training (exceeding OSHA and DOE requirements);DOE approved and contractor accepted radiological ..
  35. HAZMAT Training at DOE Nuclear Weapons Complex
    FRANK STEPHEN CYPHERS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These are: 90 One-day Site Refresher classes, 3 One-day Chemical Emergency Response classes, 9 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations classes, 19 RCRA 24-hour and Bridge classes 183 Respirator, Fall and Confined Space classes...
  36. Hazmat Training at DOE Nuclear Weapons Complex Cooperative Agreement
    BARBARA ANN MCCABE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..controls to protect themselves, their coworkers and their community;empowering them to work safely conducting hazardous waste operations, facility decommissioning and decontamination, environmental restoration of contaminated ..
  37. WORKER HEALTH AND SAFETY TRAINING COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT
    JAMES S FREDERICK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..72,000 workers and community residents with 780,144 hours of training over the next five years through its Hazardous Waste Worker Training Program and Hazmat Disaster Preparedness Training Program...
  38. Mobile Just-In-Time Training of Emergency Response Personnel - Phase II
    CESAR BANDERA; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..encompass many of the requirements of CBRNE incidents: a large New Jersey construction sites involving hazardous waste material and a distributed work force, and the command center and distributed vehicle fleet of New Jersey&..
  39. PROGRESSION OF HEPATIC NEOPLASIA BY PCB/ARSENIC MIXTURES
    JON PAINTER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Exposures are more likely to chemical mixtures, especially near hazardous waste sites...
  40. Hazardous Materials Worker Health and Safety Training Cooperative Agreement
    BARBARA ANN MCCABE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..5) Pilot test new technologies to improve existing training delivery and integrate those that prove successful into the NTF's collaborative training approach. Hazardous Waste Worker Training Program (HWWTP)
  41. Hazardous Materials Worker Health and Safety Training (U45)
    LAMONT BYRD; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Hazardous Waste Worker Training Program (HWWTP)
  42. Hazardous Material Worker Health and Safety Training (U45), Cooperative Agreement
    FRANK STEPHEN CYPHERS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Hazardous Waste Worker Training Program (HWWTP)
  43. Hazardous Material Worker Health and Safety Training (U45) Cooperative Agreement
    DOUGLAS A FEIL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..community-based organizations offering a consistent and quality response to the national training need for hazardous waste workers and emergency response personnel...
  44. HAZMAT Training at DOE Nuclear Weapons Complex
    ERICH J STAFFORD; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..national construction unions we have assembled in this proposed training consortium, perform a vast array in hazardous waste operations, decommissioning and decontamination, transportation, restoration and emergency response ..
  45. HAZARDOUS MATERIALS WORKER HEALTH AND SAFETY TRAINING
    ERICH J STAFFORD; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..we have assembled for this proposed consortium, perform a vast array of remediation and construction tasks at hazardous waste sites...
  46. Trichloroethylene Exposure Assessment
    JAN SEMENZA; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..S., TCE production reached several hundred million pounds a year over the last decade, and 60% of the hazardous waste sites on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Priority List are contaminated with TCE...
  47. Hazardous Material Worker Health and Safety Training (U45) Cooperative Agreement
    ELIZABETH M HARMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The lAFF application includes two of the four program areas: Hazardous Waste Worker Training Program (HWWTP) and Hazardous Materials Disaster Preparedness Training Program (HDPTP)...
  48. INTEGRATED RESEARCH ON HAZARDOUS WASTE CHEMICAL MIXTURES
    Raymond Yang; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..methodologies for chemical mixtures as well as engineering remediation technology related to Superfund hazardous waste disposal sites...
  49. WORKER HEALTH AND SAFETY TRAINING COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT
    Ronald Snyder; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..community-based organizations offering a consistent and quality response to the national training need for hazardous waste workers and emergency response personnel...
  50. Hazardous Material Worker Health and Safety Training (U45), Cooperative Agreement
    BEVERLY H WRIGHT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..CAU/EJRC will provide direct services and will oversee activities conducted at the training sites located in Atlanta and Savannah, GA. Hazardous Waste Worker Training Program (HWWTP)
  51. Novel Photocatalytic Method for Site Remediation
    JAMES KITTRELL; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Novel remediation technologies can provide an effective method to reduce such hazardous waste exposure...
  52. Distributed HAZMAT Training Using Adapted Gaming Technology
    Laura Kusumoto; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] Contemporary Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) regulation requires that hazardous waste site workers and emergency responders maintain considerable competency in methods and techniques of waste ..
  53. Hazardous Materials Worker Health &Safety Training (U45) Cooperative Agreement
    TIPAWAN TRUONG QUANG REED; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to three programs of the NIEHS Worker Health and Safety Training Cooperative Agreement, RFA-ES-04-005: Hazardous Waste Worker Training (HWWT) Program;;Minority Worker Training (MWT) Program;and Brownfields Minority Worker (BMWT) ..
  54. Nitrates, Nitrites, and Nitrosatable Drugs and Risk of Selected Birth Defects
    JEAN DIANE BRENDER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The study is also designed to examine whether higher intakes of vitamin C or E decrease these potential risks. ..
  55. Methyl Mercury Evaluation in Dental Waste Water
    James Drummond; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Hypothesis: Element mercury released in DWW is converted to Hg(lI) and then in more limited amounts to methyl-mercury by specific biofilm bacterial species in the Dental sewage pipes. ..
  56. Effects of Dioxin on Vietnamese Civilians
    David Carpenter; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..7. ..
  57. HEALTH DISPARITIES AMONG HEALTHCARE WORKERS
    Craig Slatin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This setting will hopefully provide an adequate multidimensional range of factors to permit a meaningful examination of physical and social/behavioral risks and the complex pathways that produce disparities in population health status. ..
  58. Gene-Environment Factors in Childhood Brain Tumors
    Beth Mueller; Fiscal Year: 2008
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  59. Spatial Statistics for Alcohol Epidemiology
    Lance Waller; Fiscal Year: 2008
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  60. Use of Water Quality Surveillance Data in Epidemiologic*
    Beth Mueller; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These methods may also be applicable to environmental databases with other types of exposures, or for examining other exposures (like pesticides) within drinking water surveillance databases. ..
  61. DNA REPAIR AND SUSCEPTIBILITY TO ENVIRONMENTAL AGENTS
    Ivan Rusyn; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These experiments will also provide crucial mechanistic insights into possible differences in species- and tissue-specific responses to DNA damage induced by environmental agents. ..
  62. NEURAL CIRCUITRY OF THE KIDNEY
    Mark Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  63. Geographic Tools for Surveillance and Study of Disease
    Daniel Wartenberg; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We will explore methods for imputing values and adjusting for edge effects using methods including Markov Chain Monte Carlo simulations. ..