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Additional study and reference materials recommended by our instructors

A Strategy for Assessing and Managing Occupational Exposures

IH professionals will find this resource beneficial in allocating resources for assessing and managing occupational exposures to chemical, physical, and biological agents.

Accident Prevention Manual for Business and Industry: Administration and Programs

The National Safety Council accident prevention manuals cover most safety topics in reasonable detail. Great source of material in preparing for the exam.

Accident Prevention Manual for Business and Industry: Administration and Programs

The National Safety Council accident prevention manuals cover most safety topics in reasonable detail. Great source of material in preparing for the exam.

Accident Prevention Manual for Business and Industry: Engineering and Technology

The National Safety Council accident prevention manuals cover most safety topics in reasonable detail. A great resource for preparing for the ASP and CSP exams.

Air Quality

The National Safety Council accident prevention manuals cover most safety topics in reasonable detail. Great source of material in preparing for the exam.

Air Sampling Instruments

A contemporary air sampling practices and procedures book. Theory chapters cover a broad array of critical topics, including sampling strategies in the workplace and the community, particle and gas phase interactions, size-selective health hazard sampling, and calibration of gas and vapor samplers and aerosol samplers.

Basic Guide to System Safety

This book provides guidance on including prevention through design concepts within an occupational safety and health management system; through the application of these concepts, decisions pertaining to occupational hazards and risks can be incorporated into the process of design and redesign of work premises, tools, equipment, machinery, substances, and work processes, including their construction, manufacture, use, maintenance, and ultimate disposal or reuse.

Bioaerosols: Assessment and Control

This is a good text covering IH issues for bacteria, viruses, and fungal species. Many IHs find themselves working with mold-related issues. Another good reference source.

Chemistry of Hazardous Materials (Sixth Edition)

You'll find this one to be a bit less expensive, compared with other references. No, it's not everything you need to know, but it's a great guide to the chemistry that emergency responders need to know, and the author doesn't assume that you have some sort of scientific Ph.D.  By Eugene Meyer.

CHMM EXAM ESSENTIAL PRACTICE SIMPLY AND THOROUGHLY EXPLAINED

An essential set of questions for the Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) exam.

CIH EXAM Equations simply explained and with examples

An easy-to-understand text to help you understand the fundamental equations used in the CIH┬« exam formulas. 

CSP EXAM Equations simply explained and with examples

An easy-to-understand text to help you understand the fundamental equations used in the CSP┬« exam formulas. 

Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene

Provides very basic information on most industrial hygiene topics. Relatively easy read. Do not recommend purchasing if you have a good library or already own The Industrial Environment: Its Evaluation and Control.

Haz-Map

Haz-Map is an occupational health database designed for health and safety professionals and for consumers seeking information about the health effects of exposure to chemicals and biologicals at work.

Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) Life Cycle Management: Corporate, Community and Organizational Planning and Preparedness

This book has two main sections. The first covers the regulatory framework dealing with hazardous materials, and the second is focused on programs for reducing risk and liability.

Hazardous Materials Management Desk Reference (Fourth Edition)

This desk reference is billed as a "one-stop science, regulatory, and management technical reference text."  It is a comprehensive collection of up-to-date EH&S regulations and guidance to help you understand and apply this information. Published by the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP). 

Hazardous Materials: Managing The Incident (Fifth Edition)

Back in the 1980s, these authors introduced their copyrighted Eight-Step Process for managing hazmat incidents. Plenty has changed since then, so they're up to their fifth edition. It's a good read by Gregory Noll and three other authors.