Archive for the ‘safety’ Category

Health and Safety Seminar and Resources

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

A Health and Safety Seminar organized by the U of T student branch of the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE) will take place on January 25, 2010.  For more information, please see the web posting.

Engineering and Computer Science Library has a variety of resources related to health and safety in engineering.  We have compiled a brief  list of books, web sites and other resources relevant to this topic.  To access these resources, please click on the title of the resource.  Please note, if you are off campus, you may be asked for your UTORid and pin to access library resources.

Relevant Websites

These websites are free online resources that have a variety of information related to health and safety, including case studies and videos.

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

Process Safety Management Division of the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering

U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board

Center for Chemical Process Safety (AIChE)

Industrial Accident Prevention Association (IAPA)

Government of Ontario Ministry of Labour Health and Safety Web Site

Workplace Health and Safety (Government of Canada)

Relevant Subject Guides

Safety, Health and Environmental Issues in Engineering

This research guide contains relevant websites, databases, handbooks and links to free online resources related to safety, health and environmental issues in engineering.

Relevant Databases

Use these databases to find useful research articles related to health and safety:

Health and Safety Science Abstracts

Risk Abstracts


Relevant e-Books

Here is a selection of e-books related to health and safety in engineering.  You can find more e-books as well as printed books by searching the library catalogue or looking at the Safety, Health and Environmental Issues in Engineering research guide.

Inherently safer chemical processes : a life cycle approach

Practical hazops, trips and alarms

Sax’s Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials

Still going wrong!

Safety and security review for the process industries

Reliability, maintainability, and risk

Perry’s chemical engineers’ handbook

For more information on how to find information related to  health and safety in engineering, please come to the Engineering and Computer Science Library.

New Books – Available June 18

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

Here is a list of some of the new additions to Engineering and Computer Science Library’s collection:

An approach to ontology construction : and its application to community portals

Safety research on highway infrastructure and operations : improving priorities, coordination, and quality

Review of the federal strategy for nanotechnology-related environmental, health, and safety research

Fires in silos : hazards, prevention, and fire fighting

Designing for older adults : principles and creative human factors approaches (2nd ed.)

Paris et ses expositions universelles : architectures, 1855-1937

Humber River watershed plan : pathways to a health Humber

You can preview these and other books now at the New Books display at the entrance to Engineering and Computer Science Library.  They will be available to check out of the library beginning June 18.