Guidelines for Safe Recreational Water Environments Volume 1 - Coastal and Fresh Waters
- World Health Organization (WHO) [?ProductPublisher:?]
This publication describes the present state of knowledge regarding the impact of recreational use of costal and freshwater environments upon the health of users and discusses the control and monitoring of any hazards.
Specific hazards include:
drowning and injury
exposure to cold, heat and sunlight
contamination of beach sand
exposure to algae and their products
exposure to chemical and physical agents
dangerous aquatic organisms
The primary aim of the guidelines is the protection of public health. They are intended to be used as the basis for the development of international and national approaches (including standards and regulations) to controlling the health risks from the hazards above, as well as providing a framework for local decision making.
|Extent||219 pages||Sub. No.|
|Size||180 x 250 mm||Price||[?DiscountedPrice:?]|
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