Recommended Study References


Below is a list of study references that are recommended to assist the candidate in preparing for the REHS/RS examination. Most references are available for purchase through the NEHA online Bookstore.

REHS/RS Study Guide (Fourth  Edition), 2014, NEHA

REHS/RS Study Guide











Individual References

  1. REHS/RS Study Guide (Fourth  Edition), 2014, NEHA. 
  2. Handbook of Environmental Health, Volumes 1 and 2 (Fourth Edition), 2003, H. Koren and M. Bisesi
  3. Environmental Engineering, 3-Volume Set (Sixth Edition), 2009, N.L. Nemerow, F.J. Agardy, P. Sullivan, and J.A. Salvato (editors)
  4. Control of Communicable Diseases Manual (20th Edition), 2015, D.L. Heymann (Editor), American Public Health Association
  5. Basic Environmental Health, 2001, A. Yassi, T. Kjellstrom, T. de Kok, and T.L. Guidotti
  6. Essential Epidemiology: Principles and Applications, 2002, W. Oleckno
  7. Pool & Spa Operator™ Handbook, 2017, National Swimming Pool Foundation
  8. Principles of Food Sanitation (Fifth Edition), 2006, N.G. Marriott and R.B. Gravani
  9. Food Code, Food and Drug Administration
  10. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – National Environmental Public Health Tracking
  11. FEMA National Incident Management System (NIMS) Course
  12. CDC's Environmental Health Emergency Response Guide
  13. HUD's Healthy Homes Program
  14. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) Toolkit: Second edition. Atlanta (GA): CDC; 2012.
  1.  CDC’s Healthy Homes Program