Books on safety and more

Here is a list of books available at the Environmental Health & Safety Office on safety and related subjects. These books can be consulted at our offices.

Books by category

1. First aid / CPR
2. Fire safety, spill management, & waste
3. Accident investigation
4. Toxicology & Chemical Safety
5. Occupational health & hygiene
6. Safety management
7. Radiation safety
8. Reference & miscellaneous
9. Lab safety

Code Title Author Notes

First Aid /CPR

AA Guide to Safe Handling of Compressed Gases 2nd Printing
Secourisme en Milieu de Travail - Cahier d'information
First Aid in the Work Place- Training Manual
Effects of Exposure to Toxic Gases / First Aid and Medical Treatment 2nd ed


Fire Safety / Spill Management / Waste

A1 The SFPE Handbook of Fire Protection Engineering Society of Fire Protection Engineers, National Fire Protection Association 2nd ed


Accident Investigation


Toxicology / Chemical Safety

C1 Building Materials for the Environmentally Hypersensitive - Helping to house Canadians Canadian Mortgage & Housing Corp.
C3 Street Smart Chemistry, Emergency Response Guide, Featuring weapons of mass destruction Barry N. Lindley and Wayne C. Appleton 2003


Occupational Health/Hygiene

D1 Patty's Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology G. Clayton & F. Clayton Vol. 2: Part D
D2 Patty's Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology G. Clayton & F. Clayton Vol. 2: Part A
D3 Patty's Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology G. Clayton & F. Clayton Vol. 2: Part B
D4 Patty's Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology G. Clayton & F. Clayton Vol. 2: Part F
D5 Patty's Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology G. Clayton & F. Clayton Vol. 2: Part C
D6 Patty's Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology G. Clayton & F. Clayton Vol. 2: Part E
D7 Industrial Ventilation: A Manual of Recommended Practice American Conference of Government Industrial Hygienists 25th ed.
D8 My house is killing me! The Home Guide for Families with Allergies and Asthma Jeffrey C. May 2001
D9 A Guide to the Adjustment of Permissible Exposure Values (PEVs) for Unusual Work Schedules IRSST May 2000
D10 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Water Damage Restoration, S500 IICRC, Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification 2nd ed., 1999
D12 Modern Industrial Hygiene, Volume 2: Biological Aspects J.L. Perkins 2003
D13 Risk Assessment Principles for the Industrial Hygienist M.A. Jayjock, J.R. Lynch, D.I Nelson 2000
D14 ASHRAE standard, Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers 2004
D15 ASHRAE Standard, Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers 2004
D16 The Occupational Environment: Its Evaluation, Control, and Management American Industrial Hygiene Association, Salvatore R. DiNardi 2nd ed. 2003
D17 PPE Made Easy; A Comprehensive Checklist Approach to Selecting and Using Jeffrey O. Stull 1998


Safety Management

E1 Environmental and Workplace Safety: A Guide for University, Hospital, and School Manager
E2 Work is Dangerous to Your Health: A Handbook... J. Stellman & S. Daum
E3 Occupational Health and Safety: A Training Manual Copp Clark Pitman Ltd.
E4 Effective Meetings: The Complete Guide C. W. Bursen
E5 Total Quality - Safety and Health Professional E. F. Pierce
E6 The Psychology of Safety Handbook E. Scott Geller 2nd ed., 2001
E7 Accident Prevention Manual for Business & Industry: Adminstration & Programs P.E. Hagan, J.F. Montgomery & J.T. O'Reilly 12th ed., 2001
E8 Accident Prevention Manual for Business & Industry - Environmental Management, G. R. Krieger 2nd ed., 1999
E11 Innovations in Safety Management: addressing career knowledge needs Fred A. Manuele 2001
E12 Accident/Incident Prevention Techniques Charles D. Reese 2001
E13 Product Safety Management Guidelines


Radiation Safety

F1 Indoor Radon and Its Hazards D. Bodansky, M. A. Robking, D. R. Staler
F2 Biological Effects of Low Level Exposures to Chemicals and Radiation E. J. Calabrese
F3 Radiation Protection: A guide for Scientists and Physicians J. Shapiro 3rd ed.
F4 Atoms, Radiation, and Radiation Protection J. E. Turner 2nd ed.
F5 Radiotracer Methodology in the Biological, Environmental and Physical Sciences C. Wang, D. Willis & W. Loveland
F6 Exposure: Victims of Radiation Speak Out V. Chugoku Newspaper
F7 Radiation Protection J. U. Burnham, New Brunswick Power Corporation
F8 Radiation Protection for Radiologic Technologists R. Frankel
F10 Radioisotopes in Medical Diagnosis Belcher & Vetter
F11 The Health Physics and Radiological Health Handbook B. Schleien Rev. ed.
F12 Laser Safety Manual Texas Technical University, Health Sciences Center
F13 Evaluating and Treating patients Accidentally Exposed to Radiation or Contaminated with Radioactive Material: A Guide for Medical Professionals N/A
F14 CRC Handbook of Management of Radiation Protection Programs CRC Press
F15 Assessing EMF in the Workplace: A guide for Industrial Hygienists R.M Patterson, T.D. Bracken & J. Sahl. Mar. 1998
F16 Principles of Radiological Health & Safety J.E. Martin, C. Lee 2003


Reference & Miscellaneous

G1 Canadian Dictionary of Safety Terms LARR Enterprise
G2 I'd Rather Die than Give a Speech M. M. Klepper


Laboratory Safety

H1 Laboratory Safety: Principles and Practices D. O. Heming, J. H. Richardson, J. J. Teilis, D. Vesley 2nd ed.
H2 Handbook of Laboratory Safety A. K. Furr 4th ed.
H3 Biosafety Reference Manual N. Tha Publication 2nd ed.
H4 Laboratory Biosafety Manual W. Ho 2nd ed.
H5 Prudent Practices in the Laboratory - Handling and Disposal of Chemical Natural Resource Council
H6 Infectious Disease, The Biological & Clinical Basis Shulman, Phar & Owens 4th ed.
H7 Bioaerosol, Assessment and Control Janet Macher & al. 1999
H8 Laboratory Health & Safety Guidelines: An invaluable resource for all laboratory personnel The Chemical Institute of Canada 4th ed., 2003
H9 Laboratory Ventilation: American National Standard American Industrial Hygiene Association 2003
H10 Laboratory Ventilation Guidebook: Successor to Lab Vent Workbook D.J. Burton 2002
H11 Disinfection, Sterilization, and Preservation Seymour S. Block 5th ed., 2001
H12 Occupational Health and Safety in the Care and Use of Research Animals National Research Council 1997
H14 ASHRAE Laboratory Design Guide American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers 2001
H15 Biological Safety Principles and Practices Diano O. Fleming and Debra L. Hunt 4th ed., 2006