Reference Materials

Additional reference materials recommended by our instructors

29 CFR 1910 Occupational Safety and Health Standards: General Industry

The regulations have excellent information on professional practices.

29 CFR 1910 Occupational Safety and Health Standards: General Industry

The regulations have excellent information on professional practices.

29 CFR 1926 Occupational Safety and Health Standards: Construction

The regulations have excellent information on professional practices.

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. Great source of material in preparing for the exam.

Air Sampling Instruments for Evaluation of Atmospheric Contaminants

Describes the operation of most air sampling instruments. A good reference book for your library. A little pricey if you are only using it to study for the exam. 

Bioaerosols: Assessment and Control

A pretty decent 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.

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.