Part of the “Optical Science and Engineering” series, Laser Safety Management is a guide for implementing laser safety programs in various environments. Authored by a laser safety officer, the 296-page volume includes sample forms and checklists for a program management system, a chapter on laser safety calculations, a list of Web resources and a 16-page color insert with 30 illustrations. It covers training, standard operating procedures, personal protection equipment, types of laser injuries, administrative control measures and tips to avoid common pitfalls. Laser accidents from occurrence through investigation are considered. US and European regulations and standards also are discussed. Ken Barat; CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, Fla., 2006; $119.95.