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This popular AIHA publication remains an essential core reference for occupational health and safety practitioners, educators, and students. The newly revised, two volume, third edition of "The White Book" includes comprehensive information on hazard recognition and evaluation, physical agents, the human environment, controlling the occupational environment, program management, and much more. More than half of the chapters have been completely rewritten, while others have been significantly revised and updated to include the most current tools, methodologies, and knowledge available in a single OEHS reference.
The chapters of Volume 1 focuses on the chemical aspects, air monitoring, and exposure and risk assessment strategies. Volume 2 includes content related to the physical hazards, control methods, and management aspects. Several new chapters have been added to cover nanotechnology, ethics, IH issues in construction, and the AIHA Value Strategy business model. Many other topics have been expanded significantly including dermal exposure assessment, thermal stresses, ventilation, and ergonomics.