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Occupational, Public Health and Safety Library Research Guide

This subject guide is meant to support students and faculty members conducting research in the area of occupational health, public health and safety.

Finding Books and Ebooks

To identify books on your topic, use Search Everything on the library homepage, and select Books. To help the accuracy of your results, identify some keywords to use that best reflect the content you would like to find.  You may wish to review some search techniques before starting your research. You can also search for books by author or title, if known.

Ebooks are accessible online 24/7 from links in the catalogue - if you are off-campus, you'll be asked to login with your torontomu account.  The Library subscribes to many ebooks related to Occupational Health and Safety and Public Health.  

Most print books in the library are located on floors 6 through 10.   Reserve books are located on the 2nd floor. With a few exceptions, books are shelved according to an alphanumeric sequence of call numbers. 

Most books related to Occupational Health and Safety are located in the HD call number section on the 7th floor. Additional material is found in other call number ranges. To assist you in browsing the collection, try the following areas:

Industrial Hygiene. Industrial Welfare HD7260-7780.8
Canadian OH&S Law KE3365
Ontario OH&S Law KEO671 - KEO689
Toxicology RA1190 - RA1270
Industrial Medicine. RC963 - RC969
Industrial Safety T55-55.3
Human Engineering (Ergonomics) TA166-167
 

Most books related to Public Health are located in the RA call number section on the 9th floor. Additional material is found in other call number ranges. To assist you in browsing the collection, try the following areas:

 

Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine

RA421-790.95
Environmental Health RA565-600
Disease (Communicable and noninfectious) and public health RA643-645
Epidemics. Epidemiology. Quarantine. Disinfection RA648.5-767
Mental health. Mental illness prevention RA790-790.5

 

Titles from the Collection