Building Materials

Building Materials

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qThis first edition of Building Materials: Dangerous Properties provides users with access to comprehensive health, hazard, and safety data on materials used in waterproofing, insulating, fireproofing, roofing, painting, plastering, building and treating of floors, surface coating, and more. Data is cross-referenced for uses in the building industry and organized according to the Construction Specification Institute's 16 division MASTER-FORMAT.q qAt a time when building projects are increasingly reviewed by public agencies, whose job is to protect public health, welfare, and property, Building Materials: Dangerous Properties makes it easy for architects, contractors, and builders to understand the potential impact of their projects on human health and the environment. In the face of increasing regulation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, this easy-to-use reference is designed to help professionals make decisions about which materials to use, store, and transport.q qBuilders, manufacturers, and consultants who must minimize the impact of their projects or materials on the environment, secure a safe work environment, or reduce a client's risk of costly liabilities such as sick-building syndrome, indoor air pollution, or chemical intolerance will find the information in Building Materials: Dangerous Properties invaluable.q--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights ReservedDangerous Properties of Products in MasterFormat Divisions 7 and 9 H. Leslie Simmons, Richard J. Lewis (Sr.) ... The formula is obtained from one of the cited references or a chemical reference text, or derived from the name of the material. ... useful in evaluating the hazard of a material and designing its proper storage and use procedures. A definition of the material is included where necessary. The physical ... Immersion data are identified by the abbreviation aquot;immaquot; in the data line.

Title:Building Materials
Author:H. Leslie Simmons, Richard J. Lewis (Sr.)
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 1997


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