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Health Hazards Manual For Artists

Author : Michael McCann
ISBN : 1558213066
Genre : Artisans
File Size : 80.71 MB
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This fully revised edition of the practical classic on health hazards for artists is available yet again, with all pertinent information on safety and labeling and new chemicals brought absolutely up to date. It clearly highlights the potential dangers for artists in such fields as: painting, photography, ceramics, sculpture, printmaking, woodworking, textiles, and many more. It also has an important - and newly revised - section on health hazards for children working with art materials. And Dr. McCann presents the latest principles governing the labeling of products. This important book belongs in every studio, in every art class, in every art-reference library. (6 X 9, 144 pages, diagrams, charts)
Category: Artisans

Health Hazards Manual For Artists

Author : Ph. D. McCann
ISBN : 9781461746386
Genre : Reference
File Size : 24.85 MB
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This is the trusted resource for working artists and art students written by the leading authority on these health hazards. Whether you work in painting, photography, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, woodworking, textiles, computer, or children's art, this is the only reference book that covers all the dangers associated with metals, minerals, and chemicals. With illustrations throughout, this first aid book shows how to treat injuries and work with proper caution while still being creative. Updates include new ventilation, photo processing, and computer systems. Whether you are a beginner or professional, this is a must for every school, art studio, and home.
Category: Reference

Artist Beware

Author : Michael McCann
ISBN : 1592285929
Genre : Art
File Size : 43.2 MB
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Revised and fully updated, Artist Beware may well be the most important book an artist can own or that instructors can recommend to their students. It is a thorough and highly detailed examination of the hazards of working with art and craft materials, and of the precautions one should take to ensure good health and safety. The book provides full analyses of how gases, liquids, vapors, dusts, and fumes can harm the artist, and studies all aspects of safety in the studio, including the care, handling, and disposal of materials, the use of various kinds of protective equipment, and possible physical hazards. Includes new information on: the new exposure limits of chemicals health clinics in the United States and Canada where artists can be treated for art-related illnesses new, safer products available to printmakers health hazards associated with computer art and much more Students, professional artists, and craftspeople alike will appreciate the possibly lifesaving information available in this indispensable volume. Michael McCann, PhD, CIH, is one of the world's leading authorities on health hazards in the arts. He is also the author of Health Hazards: Manual for Artists.
Category: Art

Medical Toxicology

Author : Richard C. Dart
ISBN : 0781728452
Genre : Medical
File Size : 76.34 MB
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This thoroughly revised and updated Third Edition of the classic Medical Toxicology is the definitive reference on the management of poisoned patients. More than 300 well-organized chapters written by eminent authorities guide clinicians through the diagnosis and treatment of every poisoning or drug overdose. Chapter outlines, headings, and a detailed index enable readers to quickly locate exactly the information they need. This edition includes new chapters on biological and chemical weapons and on diagnosis of patients with apparent symptoms of poisoning when the cause is unknown. The book includes comparative commentary on toxicology practice in the United States, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Compatibility: BlackBerry® OS 4.1 or Higher / iPhone/iPod Touch 2.0 or Higher /Palm OS 3.5 or higher / Palm Pre Classic / Symbian S60, 3rd edition (Nokia) / Windows Mobile™ Pocket PC (all versions) / Windows Mobile Smartphone / Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP/Vista/Tablet PC
Category: Medical


Author : Bruce Warren
ISBN : 1401887457
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 25.46 MB
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Describes the basic and intermediate materials, techniques, and concepts used in black-and-white and color photography, covering such topics as film selection, printing photographs, and working with light.
Category: Business & Economics

Reference Sources For Small And Medium Sized Libraries Eighth Edition

Author : Jack O'Gorman
ISBN : 9780838912126
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 43.66 MB
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Focusing on new reference sources published since 2008 and reference titles that have retained their relevance, this new edition brings O’Gorman’s complete and authoritative guide to the best reference sources for small and medium-sized academic and public libraries fully up to date. About 40 percent of the content is new to this edition. Containing sources selected and annotated by a team of public and academic librarians, the works included have been chosen for value and expertise in specific subject areas. Equally useful for both library patrons and staff, this resource Covers more than a dozen key subject areas, including General Reference; Philosophy, Religion, and Ethics; Psychology and Psychiatry; Social Sciences and Sociology; Business and Careers; Political Science and Law; Education; Words and Languages; Science and Technology; History; and Performing Arts Encompasses database products, CD-ROMs, websites, and other electronic resources in addition to print materials Includes thorough annotations for each source, with information on author/editor, publisher, cost, format, Dewey and LC classification numbers, and more Library patrons will find this an invaluable resource for current everyday topics. Librarians will appreciate it as both a reference and collection development tool, knowing it’s backed by ALA’s long tradition of excellence in reference selection.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Confessions Of A Left Handed Man

Author : Peter Selgin
ISBN : 9781609380564
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 75.99 MB
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Peter Selgin was cursed/blessed with an unusual childhood. The son of Italian immigrants—his father an electronics inventor and a mother so good looking UPS drivers swerved off their routes to see her—Selgin spent his formative years scrambling among the hat factory ruins of a small Connecticut town, visiting doting—and dotty—relatives in the “old world,” watching mental giants clash at Mensa gatherings, enduring Pavlovian training sessions with a grandmother bent on “curing” his left-handedness, and competing savagely with his right-handed twin. It’s no surprise, then, that Selgin went on from these peculiar beginnings to do . . . well, nearly everything. Confessions of a Left-Handed Man is a bold, unblushing journey down roads less traveled. Whether recounting his work driving a furniture delivery truck, his years as a caricaturist, his obsession with the Titanic that compelled him to complete seventy-five paintings of the ship(in sinking and nonsinking poses), or his daily life as a writer, from start to finish readers are treated to a vividly detailed, sometimes hilarious, often moving, but always memorable life. In this modern-day picaresque, Selgin narrates an artist’s journey from unconventional roots through gritty experience to artistic achievement. With an elegant narrative voice that is, by turns, frank, witty, and acid-tongued, Selgin confronts his past while coming to terms with approaching middle age, reaching self-understanding tempered by reflection, regret, and a sharply self-deprecating sense of humor.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Publishers Directory

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ISBN : UOM:39015016313929
Genre : Book industries and trade
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Category: Book industries and trade

The Printing Ink Manual

Author : Robert Leach
ISBN : 9789401170970
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 50.95 MB
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The Printing Ink Manual was first published in 1961 under the auspices of the Society of British Printing Ink Manufacturers with the object of providing an authoritative work on printing ink technology. This, the fourth edition, continues that purpose and presents a comprehensive study of the current 'state of the art' in the ink industry. For those starting in the printing ink industry it is a textbook dealing with all aspects of the formulation and manufacture of printing ink. For the ink technician it is a practical manual and useful source of reference. For printers and users of printed material the manual supplies helpful information on the nature and behaviour of ink both on the printing press and as the finished print. Readers with a little scientific knowledge will have no difficulty in using the manual. but as in previous editions, sufficient chemistry and physics have been introduced to assist the advanced technician and research scientist.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Red Cross World

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ISBN : UOM:39015014011657
Genre : Red Cross and Red Crescent
File Size : 68.34 MB
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Category: Red Cross and Red Crescent