Risk: A Practical Guide for Deciding What's Really Safe and What's Really Dangerous in the World Around You

Risk: A Practical Guide for Deciding What's Really Safe and What's Really Dangerous in the World Around You

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An indispensable and timely guide, Risk is the authority for assessing threats to your health and safety.We continually face new risks in our world. This essential family reference will help you understand worrisome risks so you can decide how to stay safe and how to keeps risks in perspective. Expert authors David Ropeik and George Gray include information on:- 50 top hazards - your likelihood of exposure - the consequences - ways to reduce your riskThey cover topics such as:- cancer - biological weapons - indoor air pollution - pesticides - radiation

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  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780618143726

  • ISBN-10: 0618143726

  • Pages: 496

  • Price: $26.95

  • Publication Date: 10/28/2002

  • Carton Quantity: 24

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David Ropeik

David Ropeik has served as Director of Risk Communication at the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis. He was an award-winning journalist for two decades.  
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    "Explores the hazards of of everyday activites at home, work and elsewhere..." The New York Daily News

    "An endlessly fascinating reference book, to be consulted occasionally in time of need and in time of curiosity." The Denver Post

Available Resources

Related Categories

  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780618143726

  • ISBN-10: 0618143726

  • Pages: 496

  • Price: $26.95

  • Publication Date: 10/28/2002

  • Carton Quantity: 24

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