Trend Report

The Worldwatch Institute, Washington, D.C., has published “State of the World 2004,” which documents consumer trends, ecological developments and the progress of takeback laws. To order a copy for $16.95 plus shipping, call (888) 544-2303 or visit

Accident Guide

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has published “Accident Investigation Techniques: Basic Theories, Analytical Methods, and Applications” by Jeffrey S. Oakley. The book costs $24.95 for non-ASSE members. Call (847) 699-2929 or visit

Government Publications on Chemical Hazards

The Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Washington, D.C., has three publications — the NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards,the NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards CD-ROM and a NIOSH DOD-OSHA workshop report — that provide guidance for control of occupational hazards in the workplace. Available through the U.S. Government Printing Office online at or call (866) 512-1800.