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Recommended Books

General Books for Occupational Health Practice

We consider books an essential part of teaching, learning and professional work. We will post general information on recommended reference books in Occupational Health Practice here on this site.

Please note that participants will receive detailed communication on mandatory books for this International Program before each course after enrolment.

The participants are required to purchase books for some courses. The total cost of mandatory books for the Occupational HEALTH Program is around $250 USD for the complete program with it's three courses. The total cost of mandatory books for the Occupational HYGIENE Program is around $40 USD for the complete program with it's three courses. Other training materials will be given during the courses.

These books are not only selected as teaching materials for participants but as useful future reference and information sources for the company library.

Note: Cost of shipping books to other countries can be very high! Shipping rates of $100 or $150 USD are not uncommon, depending on the exact location of the participant. Please get information on shipping cost before you order.

The course secretariat can help in the purchase and shipping of books if needed. Participants can opt to have the course secretariat purchase and send all course books to them directly against reimbursement of cost. Contact us as early as possible if you want us to purchase and ship books to you!

Education and Research

We have listed a small selection of general reference books for the practice of Occupational Health that can be helpful for occupational physicians, nurses, engineers and mangers of occupational health programs.

NOTE that these are NOT the mandatory books for the International Program.  Participants will receive detailed information on mandatory books after enrollment.

Books in English

Current Occupational & Environmental Medicine:

by Joseph LaDou (Author)
Paperback: 846 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical; 4 edition (October 23, 2006)
ISBN-10: 0071443134
ISBN-13: 978-0071443135

Work Design: Occupational Ergonomics (Paperback) 

by Stephan Konz (Author), Steve Johnson (Author)
Paperback: 624 pages
Publisher: Holcomb Hathaway, Publishers; 7th edition (September 11, 2007)
ISBN-10: 1890871796
ISBN-13: 978-1890871796

Ergonomic Checkpoints: Practical and Easy-to-Implement Solutions for Improving Safety, Health and Working Conditions (Paperback)

International Labour Office 
Paperback: 273 pages
Publisher: International Labour Org (June 1996)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 9221094421
ISBN-13: 978-9221094425

Casarett & Doull's Essentials of Toxicology (Casarett and Doull's Essentials of Toxicology) (Paperback)

Curtis Klaassen (Author), John B. Watkins III (Author)
Paperback: 512 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional; 1 edition (June 26, 2003)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0071389148
ISBN-13: 978-0071389143

Fitness for work: The Medical Aspects

4th Edition - 2007
Edited by Keith Palmer, Robin Cox and Ian Brown
Oxford University Press. Paperback,  Mar 2007
ISBN13: 9780199215652
ISBN10: 0199215650

Prophylaxis in Occupational Medicine -Guidelines for Occupational Medical Examinations

DGUV
1st edition 2007, Hardback, about 800 pages
ISBN 978-3-87247-691-3

OSH for Development

By Kaj Elgstrand and Nils F. Petersson (editors)
Paperback: 798 pp
Publisher: Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm 2009
ISBN 978-91-633-4798-6

Guidance on Ethics for Occupational Physicians

6th Edition 2006
Edited by Drs Kit Harling, Chair, and Sue Hunt, Secretary, Faculty Ethics Committee
Available via Faculty of Occupational Medicine UK

 

Occupational Health Nursing Guidelines for Primary Clinical Conditions

Fourth Edition, Bonnie Rogers, DrPH, COHN-S, LNCC, FAAN, Susan A. Randolph, MSN, RN, COHN-S, FAAOHN, Karen Mastroianni, MPH, BSN, COHN-S, FAAOHN
November 2008
ISBN: 978-1-883595-52-4

Occupational Safety and Health for Technologists, Engineers, and Managers (7th Edition)

by David L. Goetsch (Hardcover- Jan 21, 2010)
Hardcover: 768 pages
Publisher: Prentice Hall; 7 edition (January 21, 2010)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 013700916X
ISBN-13: 978-0137009169

 

Still Going Wrong!: Case Histories of Process Plant Disasters and How They Could Have Been Avoided

Trevor Kletz
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Pub. Date: November 2003
ISBN-13: 9780750677097
230pp

HACCP & Sanitation in Restaurants and Food Service Operations: A Practical Guide Based on the USDA Food Code With Companion CD-ROM (Hardcover)

Lora Arduser (Author), Douglas Robert Brown (Author)
Hardcover: 552 pages
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company (FL) (July 1, 2005)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0910627355
ISBN-13: 978-0910627351

The Certified HACCP Auditor Handbook (Hardcover)

ASQ Food; Drug; and Cosmetic Division

Hardcover: 325 pages
Publisher: ASQ Quality Press (January 23, 2007)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0873897064
ISBN-13: 978-0873897068

Foodborne Disease Outbreaks: Guidelines for Investigation and Control (Paperback)

World Health Organization
Paperback: 154 pages
Publisher: World Health Organization; 1 edition (July 2009)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 9241547227
ISBN-13: 978-9241547222

Basic Epidemiology, Second Edition (Paperback)

R. Bonita; R. Beaglehole; T. Kjellstroem 
Paperback: 228 pages
Publisher: World Health Organisation; Second Edition edition (February 26, 2007)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 9241547073
ISBN-13: 978-9241547079

International Travel and Health 2009: Situation as on 1 January 2009 (Paperback)

World Health Organization 
Paperback: 236 pages
Publisher: World Health Organization; 1 edition (June 2009)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 9241580429
ISBN-13: 978-9241580427

CDC Health Information for International Travel 2010 (Paperback)

Gary W. Brunette MD MS (Editor), Phyllis E. Kozarsky MD (Editor), Alan J. Magill MD (Editor), David R. Shlim MD (Editor)
Paperback: 540 pages
Publisher: Mosby; 1 edition (June 29, 2009)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0702034819
ISBN-13: 978-0702034817

The Management System Auditor's Handbook (Hardcover)

Joe Kause
Hardcover: 432 pages
Publisher: ASQ Quality Press (January 1, 2006)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 087389670X
ISBN-13: 978-0873896702

OHSAS 18001: Designing and Implementing an Effective Health and Safety Management System (Paperback)

Joe Kausek (Author)
Paperback: 162 pages
Publisher: Government Institutes (May 28, 2007)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 086587199X
ISBN-13: 978-0865871991

Environmental Health and Safety Audits (Hardcover)

Lawrence B. Cahill (Author)
Hardcover: 713 pages
Publisher: Government Institutes; 8 edition (June 28, 2001)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0865878250
ISBN-13: 978-0865878259

 

Books in French

Médecine du travail, 3ème edition

DYEVRE
Editeur : MASSON
Collection : Abrégés Connaissance et Pratique
Date de parution : 16/09/2003
416 pages
ISBN : 9782294011108

Médecine et risque au travail: Guide du médecin en milieu de travail, 2ème édition

CATILINA P.
Editeur : MASSON
Date de parution : 17/06/2009
784 pages
ISBN : 9782294087837

Santé et sécurité au travail

BLEDNIAK E.
Editeur : DELMAS
Date de parution : 28/05/2008
456 pages
ISBN : 9782247079186

Les 100 principales maladies professionnelles et environnementales

DESCHAMPS F.
Editeur : ELLIPSES ED. MARKETING
Date de parution : 23/10/2007
286 pages
ISBN : 9782729830250

Evaluation des principaux risques professionnels par métier : 105 fiches-guides de référence (Broché)

de Frédéric Deschamps (Auteur), Christian Géraut (Auteur) 
Broché: 170 pages
Editeur : Ellipses Marketing (15 décembre 2004)
Langue : Français
ISBN-10: 2729821198
ISBN-13: 978-2729821197

Toxicologie industrielle et intoxications professionnelles (Relié)

de Robert R Lauwerys (Auteur) 
Relié: 960 pages
Editeur : Editions Masson; Édition : 4e éd (11 juin 1999)
Collection : Collection Mass
Langue : Français
ISBN-10: 2225837996
ISBN-13: 978-2225837999

Le management de la santé et de la sécurité au travail : Maîtriser et mettre en oeuvre l'OHSAS 18001 

de Jean-Marc Gey et Daniel Courdeau (Broché - 9 avril 2009)
Broché: 216 pages
Editeur : AFNOR (9 avril 2009)
Langue : Français
ISBN-10: 2124651765
ISBN-13: 978-2124651764

 

Books in Spanish

Diagnostico y Tratamiento en Medicina Laboral y Ambiental

Manual Moderno, 2007
Autor: Joseph LaDou 
Editorial: Manual Moderno
Nº Edición: 4ª
Idioma: Castellano
Año: 2007 
ISBN: 9789707292888
EAN13: 9789707292888

Seguridad y Salud: Recursos en Prevención de Riesgos Laborales (Spanish Edition) (Paperback)

Sebastián González Álvarez (Author), María del Carmen Jiménez Flores (Author), Antonio Ángel Chaves Manceras (Author),Francisco José Gómez Gómez (Author), María Isabel Marco Galve (Author) 
Paperback: 208 pages
Publisher: Lulu.com (December 24, 2007)
Language: Spanish
ISBN-10: 1847992633
ISBN-13: 978-1847992635

Salud laboral . Conceptos y técnicas para la prevención de riesgos laborales. 3Ed

Autor: Fernando G. Benavides, C. Ruiz-Frutos 
Editorial: Masson
Nº Edición: 3ª
Idioma: Castellano

Tratado de Medicina del Trabajo (Spanish Edition) (Hardcover)

Fernando Gil Hernandez (Author)
Hardcover: 1088 pages
Publisher: Masson (January 2007)
Language: Spanish
ISBN-10: 8445814966
ISBN-13: 978-8445814963

Ergonomía básica. Aplicada a la medicina del trabajo

AUTOR/ES: Rodríguez Jouvencel, Miguel
ISBN: 9788479781316
AÑO: 1994
IDIOMA: Castellano
ENCUADERNACIÓN: Rústica