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

by David Ropeik, George Gray

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 risk

They cover topics such as:

- cancer - biological weapons - indoor air pollution - pesticides - radiation

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780618143726
  • ISBN-10: 0618143726
  • Pages: 496
  • Publication Date: 10/28/2002
  • Carton Quantity: 24

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  • About the Book
    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 risk

    They cover topics such as:

    - cancer - biological weapons - indoor air pollution - pesticides - radiation

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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

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