Study Resources

Training & Study Resources for Exams

Chemical Hygiene Officer

Reading Materials

  • OSHA Laboratory Standard 29CFR1910.1450
  • Prudent Practices in the Laboratory, National Academies of Science, 2011

Preparatory Courses (Note: not affiliated with NRCC)

Clinical Chemist

Reading Materials

  • William Clarke, Contemporary Practice in Clinical Chemistry, 2nd Ed. AACC
    Press; Washington, DC, 2011
  • Kaplan & Pesce, Clinical Chemistry: Theory, Analysis, Correlation, 5th Ed
  • Bishop, Clinical Chemistry, 6th Ed, particularly the “Enzymology” chapter
  • Strasinger SK, Di Lorenzo MJ, Urinalysis and Body Fluids, 5th ed.
    Philadelphia,
    PA; 2008
  • Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics

Toxicological Chemist

Reading Materials

  • American Conference of Governmental industrial Hygienists (ACGIH),
    Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) and Biological Exposure Indices (BEIs) for
    Chemical Substances and Physical Agents by the ACGIH, Cincinnati, OH,
    published annually.
  • Klonne, D. R., Occupational Exposure Limits in The Occupational
    Environment: its Evaluation, Control and Management, S. R. Di Nardi (ed.),
    American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), 2nd ed., Fairfax, VA 2003.
  • Schaper, M. M. and M. S. Bisesi, Environmental and Occupational
    Toxicology in The Occupational Environment: its Evaluation, Control and
    Management, S. R. Di Nardi (ed.), American Industrial Hygiene Association
    (AIHA), 2nd ed., Fairfax, VA 2003.
  • Cohen R. and K. Balzer, Industrial Toxicology in Fundamentals of Industrial
    Hygiene, B. A. Plog and P. A. Quinlan (ed.), 5th ed., National Safety Council,
    Itasca Il 2002.
  • C. D. Klassen (ed.), Louis J. Casarett & John Doull, Casarett and Doull,
    Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons, 5th ed., McGraw-Hill, New York 1996.

Toxicological Technologist

Reading Materials

  • The Clinical Toxicology Laboratory. Contemporary Practice of Poisoning
    Evaluation. AACC Press
  • Clarke’s Analysis of Drugs and Poisons, Anthony Moffat Ed. (chapters on
    methodology are very good)
  • Disposition of Toxic Drugs and Chemicals in Man, Baselt Ed.
    (monographs for individual drugs)
  • Robert White, Reference Review Questions in Toxicology, AACC Press

Preparatory Courses (Note: not affiliated with NRCC)