ASP-CSP Reference Materials

Additional study and reference materials recommended by our instructors

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.

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. 

Occupational Safety and Health Guidance Manual for Hazardous Waste Site Activities

This text is available for free at the link below. It provides great information on working at hazardous waste sites and emergency response with hazardous materials.

Occupational Safety Calculations

A spiral-bound book describing every equation on the previous exam formula sheet handout. Edited by faculty at the Harvard School of Public Health. A quick reference to review specific formulas.

Other Sites

Site Description
Occupational Health & Safety Hub Contains information about jobs and resources, plus news, forums, exam prep and more.

Professional Organizations - ASP-CSP

Name Description
American Society of Safety Professionals ASSP represents more than 37,000 safety, health and environmental (SH&E) professionals who work across all industries around the world protecting people, improving business and safeguarding the environment. Through their efforts, ASSP members help employees stay safe, healthy and productive, which delivers positive bottom-line results to employers and helps enhance corporate image.
Board of Certified Safety Professionals BCSP® is the premier certification body providing domestic and international credentialing services to practitioners, technologists, technicians, supervisors, and workers through its recognized excellence, financial strength, continuous improvement, and accredited products and services by offering career advancement paths to those persons in safety, health, and environmental practitioners.

Safety and Health for Engineers

This great basic text addresses the fundamentals of safety, legal aspects, hazard recognition and control, and techniques for managing safety decisions.

Safety Management: A Human Approach

This book describes the essential elements of a behavior-based safety program as well as describing some of the barriers to full implementation.