Part of the Optical Science and Engineering series, Laser Safety Management is a guide for implementing safety programs in various environments. Authored by an experienced 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 for avoiding common pitfalls. Laser accidents from occurrence through investigation are considered. US and European regulations and standards also are discussed. Kenneth Barat; CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, Fla., 2006; $119.95.