Question and answer
Identify and describe 3 environmental health hazards that cause ill health,crises,and or disasters within your community within south africa and globally.include evidence that is current of the
identified issues.use graphs,statistics etc to show evidence of your information.
If one includes tobacco smoke as an environmental hazard then it probably represents the single biggest known airborne chemical risk to health, whether measured in terms of death rates or ill-health (from lung cancer, [ other lung disease such as chronic bronchitis and emphysema, and disease of the heart, especially, and of blood vessels and other parts of the body). To a much lesser degree of
risk, these adverse effects apply to non-smokers exposed passively to sidestream tobacco smoke. General airborne pollution arises from a variety of causes but can usefully be subdivided into pollution from combustion or from other sources. The image shows the silhouette of a power station - an important source of airborne products of combustion. Large scale industrial releases with serious acute effects are fortunately rare but you might recollect some events such as in Bhopal (India). Various smaller scale events occur such as leaks from road tankers, or fires in warehouses and factories.Special local environmental exposures can arise for example in communities exposed to drifting pesticide sprays containing say, organophosphates. Some natural phenomena such as volcanic eruptions can present serious risks to health. Fortunately they are rare but can be catastrophic. ]
Expert answered|selymi|Points 10416|
Question
Asked 4/26/2013 12:24:38 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
Identify and describe 3 environmental health hazards that cause ill health,crises,and or disasters within your community within south africa and globally.include evidence that is current of the identified issues.use graphs,statistics etc to show evidence of your information.
Weegy: Environmental factors: air pollution with carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitrtic ans sulphuric acid fumes, methane, particulate pollutants Water pollution: sewage and sullage outflow, inadequate effluent treatment, [ disposal of city garbade into rivers, fertilizers, pestisides, excreta disposal, washing of cattle in river water Human factors: Age: young have higher accident rates Sex: females are less prone to accidents Time of the day: more in evening Psycological: Agitated type A personality is prone Ergonomic workplaces reduce accidents Addition to alcohol and smoking drug abuse! ............... ] (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 4/26/2013 12:20:11 PM
0 Answers/Comments
25,340,237 questions answered
Popular Conversations
What kind of money is a gold certificate considered to be? A. ...
Weegy: Silver certificates, along with gold certificates, represent a transition between commodity money and fiat ...
5/25/2016 7:59:59 AM| 3 Answers
Evaluate. 7^0
Weegy: 0! + 1! = 2 1 + 1 = 2 User: Evaluate. 3^-2 User: Evaluate. 5^-3
5/25/2016 5:38:45 PM| 3 Answers
What was the first armed conflict of the Cold War? A. the Korean ...
Weegy: The Korean war was the first armed conflict of the Cold War. User: Which of the following was NOT a ...
5/25/2016 6:38:57 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
Points 639 [Total 639] Ratings 12 Comments 519 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 631 [Total 631] Ratings 9 Comments 521 Invitations 2 Offline
S
Points 572 [Total 572] Ratings 0 Comments 572 Invitations 0 Online
S
1
L
L
P
R
P
L
P
P
R
Points 285 [Total 12537] Ratings 2 Comments 265 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
P
P
P
Points 166 [Total 3543] Ratings 0 Comments 166 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 38 [Total 107] Ratings 0 Comments 38 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 12 [Total 12] Ratings 1 Comments 2 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 10 [Total 10] Ratings 1 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 4 [Total 4] Ratings 0 Comments 4 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 3 [Total 3] Ratings 0 Comments 3 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.