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Safety Equipment Distributor's
Association/Industrial Safety Equipment Association
Industrial Safety and Hygiene News Magazine
Electrical Safety Resource
Formulas for Safety
Cambridge software's chemical properties
Flinn Scientific's webpage
International Association for Research on Carcinogens
Univ. of Vermont
Howard Hughes Medical Institute webpage
U. C. Davis Health and Safety
soph college level (brief):
General Information on chemicals -
HEAT STRESS INFO
The "Official" Heat Stress
document from NIOSH: "Working in Hot Environments"
Heat Stress (Sun Stress)
Heat Stress in the Workplace
Preventing Heat Stress
Use Ice Water to Treat Heat Stroke
Watch Out for Heat Stress
Academy of Certified Hazardous
ACHMM is a membership organization dedicated to fostering professional development through
continuing education, peer group interaction, the exchange of ideas and information
relating to hazardous materials management.
for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
ATSDR is an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and
Human Services. They feature a search engine to ferret out articles and reports on
their www site or in their data base which deal with hazardous materials, toxic substances
American Industrial Hygiene
AIHA provides information on Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety issues.
Founded in 1939, this organization is dedicated to the anticipation, recognition,
evaluation, and control of environmental factors arising in or from the work place that
may result in injury, illness, impairment, or affect the well-being of workers and members
of the community.
American National Standards
The ANSI Federation's goal is the enhancement of global competitiveness of U.S. business
and the American quality of life by promoting and facilitating voluntary consensus
standards and conformity assessment systems and promoting their integrity.
American Petroleum Institute
API provides technical services and related public policy development and advocacy
research to government and other industry organizations that help shape the petroleum
American Public Health Association
APHA is the oldest and largest organization of public health professionals in the world,
representing more than 50,000 members from over 50 occupations of public health. The
Association and its members have been influencing policies and setting priorities in
public health since 1872.
American Red Cross
Their motto is "Whatever It Takes." A great organization. A great web site.
American Rescue Team
Founded in 1985, ARTI is an internationally recognized humanitarian rescue organization
operating within the framework of the Geneva Convention and Protocols. Their purpose is to
save lives, reduce suffering and to assist in the reduction of the devastating aftermath
caused by catastrophic events. Be sure to check out their Survival "Tip O' the Week"
American Society of Safety
"Protecting People, Property and the Environment Since 1911."
of Bay Area Governments
Part of this award winning site is their great EARTHQUAKE! resource section. In
addition to all kinds of useful earthquake information, you can test your earthquake
knowledge with their "Fact or Fiction" earthquake quiz or spend some time
scratching your head over their "Earthquake Crossword Puzzle".
Association for Safe
International Road Travel
Driving from New York to India? Check out the road conditions there before you head out.
Also worth a visit to this site: Safe
Road Travel Tips and Countries
with Poor Safety Records.
California Department of
The CDIR was established to improve working conditions for California's working men and
women and to advance opportunities for profitable employment in California. Site also
contains information on labor laws, OH&S, workers compensation and some statistics on
work place injuries in California.
Health and Safety Code
The State of California's laws pertaining to Health and Safety. You can back into their
entire data base of state laws and codes.
Safety, Health & Environmental Management Association
CSHEMA is a member organization of the National Safety Council and is comprised of
professionals working in safety, health and environmental management within institutions
of higher education.
for Emergency Preparedness
CCEP's mandate is to offer training programs to assist business, industry, and government
to prepare for, prevent, respond to and recover from any kind of man-made or natural
Canadian Centre for Occupational
Health and Safety
CCOHS promotes a safe and healthy working environment by providing information and advice
about occupational health and safety.
Environmental Health & Safety
Located at Southern Illinois University, CEHS was formed to monitor all environmental laws
and regulations so as to determine their potential impact on the environment. This site
contains a great search tool of their data base.
Centers for Disease Control and
As another agency of the Department of Health and Human Services, the CDC's mission is to
promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and
disability. Along with their search feature and publications, you can get the latest info
on up-and-coming bugs at their Emerging
Infectious Diseases page. (Feel just a little chill coming on?)
Consumer Product Safety Commission
The U.S. Congress directed the CPSC to "protect the public against unreasonable risks
of injuries and deaths associated with consumer products." This is where you will
find out that the "Lighted Magic Faucet Mugs" have been recalled due to fire
hazard. A real bummer for coffee lovers who like their brew so black that they need a
light to see it. A great site.
Resources Web Site
A part of the CES at the University of Illinois, the Disaster Resources Web Site provides
access to information on disaster preparedness and recovery. They also provide links to
other disaster related sites.
Department of Advanced
DAT is one of the largest scientific departments at Brookhaven National Laboratory. You'll
find here monthly summaries of chemical safety
occurrences compiled for the DOE. Also here is information regarding nuclear safety.
DOE's Office of
Environment, Safety and Health
The Office of Environment, Safety and Health is the DOE's advocate for excellence in
programs to protect the environment, as well as the health and safety of workers at
Department of Energy facilities and the public.
Environmental Chemicals Data
The ECDIN is a great resource for MSDS's. The have a search engine that allows you to search their database.
EnviroLink is a non-profit organization and "the largest online environmental
information resource on the planet." A great site.
Environmental Protection Agency
The mission of the EPA is to protect public health and to safeguard and improve the
natural environment - air, water, and land - upon which human life depends.
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Their Mission?: "To provide leadership and support to reduce the loss of life and
property and protect our nation's institutions from all types of hazards through a
comprehensive, risk-based, all-hazards emergency management program of mitigation,
preparedness, response and recovery". Their Site? Very useful and informative with
areas dedicated to Emergency Preparedness and
Training, Fire Safety ,Winter Storm
Updates, and a Reference Library, among
NFPA's site contains the latest information about the NFPA, its departments, publications,
seminars, and educational programs.
National Safety Council
The mission of the NSC is to educate and influence society to adopt safety, health and
environmental policies, practices and procedures that prevent and mitigate human suffering
and economic losses arising from preventable causes. This is a great site which includes
additional safety topics contained within Safety+Health
and Family Safety+Health magazines.
Occupational Health and Safety
OSHA's mission statement is simple: "... to save lives, prevent injuries and protect
the health of America's workers. This is a giant site chock full of valuable information.
Start with their main page then move on over to their Computerized
Information System for tons more.
Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
UL provides a full range of conformity and quality assessment services to manufacturers
and other organizations. In addition to these customers, UL also assists jurisdictional
and provincial authorities, provides educational materials to consumers, and works to
strengthen safety systems worldwide.
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- Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.
BNA is a leading publisher of print and electronic news and information, reporting on
developments in health care, business, labor relations, law, economics, taxation,
environmental protection, safety, and other public policy and regulatory issues.
- Christie Communications Ltd.
This Canadian company provides safety training materials. They have the largest list of
safety resources on the internet. Makes our list look like a footnote. A great place for
- Operation Safe Site
Founded in June of 1994 by Kaar Construction Management Services, Operation Safe Site
provides safety solutions for Owners, Insurance Companies, Municipalities, General
Contractors, Project Managers, and Subcontractors. This site offers lots of safety info,
numerous safety links and down-loads, and all are geared towards the construction
- Safety Smart
This is the site for Safety Smart! Magazine. The have a large collection of links, safety
clip art and a selection of safety topics.
- Tri State Safety & Textiles
Tri State Safety & Textiles is one of the Midwest's largest suppliers of safety
products and wipers. They also provide information on safety compliance and standards.
MISCELLANEOUS SAFETY SITES
This is the same as the first, but easier to use.
A technical assistance manual
- Chad's Page of Safety
A good site with safety information and safety topics centered mostly on OSHA. Also has
some safety clip art.
More children die in home accidents than from all childhood diseases COMBINED! Visit this
Safety on the Internet
Questions and answers to help kids protect themselves and handle emergencies. A great site
FOR kids which makes it fun to learn how to protect themselves. An award winning site and
a must vist.
Basic rules for safe gun handling. Also includes information on children and guns.
24 hour hews, information, analysis and coverage of disasters and major emergency events.
Services Around the World.
This site is dedicated to providing information on emergency organizations around the
world. They provide a wealth of information including virtual tours of emergency
equipment, a collection of training materials and resources, assorted online training
quizes and a search engine.
Safety & Hygiene News
The Web Edition of the magazine. Good articles and resources.
Every OSH professional who goes online has his or her own Top 10 list.
The problem is restricting your address book to a manageable
size.. Here is his listing of the top 10 Not to be Missed Web Sites.
This site provides one-stop-shopping for online industrial hygiene information.
Don't miss the links page, it covers both environmental health and safety.
REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURIES (RSI)
Pain Campaign of the European Week for Safety and Health at Work
(Trades Union Congress [U.K.])
Safety Online Training Module (Oklahoma State University)
Tunnel Syndrome (Vermont Program for Quality in Health Care)
Workers of America Visual Display Terminal Computer Workplace Repetitive
Motion Illness Survey Analysis
Workplace Ergonomics (Communications Workers of America)
Ergonomics Checklist Informat. For
information about using files in PDF format, click
here. (Center to
Protect Workers' Rights)
University Ergonomics Web (Cornell Human Factors and Ergonomics
Resource Network (A nonprofit information source)
Be Afraid of Your [Computer] Mouse (Canadian Centre for Occupational
Health and Safety)
of Ergonomics Programs: A Primer Based on Workplace Evaluations of
Musculoskeletal Disorders, April 2000 (NIOSH)
Inc. – useful website of an occupational ergonomics company
(American Public Health Association January, 2000, comment on draft OSHA
(University of Maryland)
(Washington State Department of Labor and Industries)
Effective Workplace Practices and Programs (NIOSH/OSHA)
and Recommendations on Back Belts (U.S. National Institute for
Occupational Safety and Health)
Angeles RSI Support Group website
Back Pain (University of Iowa Family Practice Handbook)
Disorders (Health and Safety Executive, U.K.)
Disorders and the Workplace: Low Back and Upper Extremities (U.S.
National Academy of Sciences, 2001)
Disorders and Work Organization in the European Clothing Industry (European
Trade Union Technical Bureau for Health and Safety, May 2001)
disorders in Europe (European Trade Union Technical Bureau for Health
Occupational Research Agenda for Musculoskeletal Disorders (National
Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 2001)
Ergonomics Homepage – includes OSHA's Draft Ergonomics Program
Ergonomics Standard Factsheet (American Federation of State County
and Municipal Workers - AFSCME, November 2000)
Ergonomics (University of Waterloo)
Ergonomics Online Training Module (Oklahoma State University)
Patient's Guide to Cumulative Trauma Disorders (Medical Multimedia
of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (American Public Health
Strain Injuries (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Hazards Handbook (London Hazards Centre)
Bus Drivers and Repetitive Stress Injuries (National Education
the Pain! - AFL-CIO Ergonomics Campaign
Guidelines for Disorders of the Elbow, Hand, Knee, Neck, Low Back, Shoulder
and Wrist (California Industrial Medical Council)
Ergonomics (University of California at Los Angeles Department of
Environment, Health and Safety; and the UCLA Office of Insurance and Risk
Workstation Checklist Informat. For
information about using files in PDF format, click
here. (Communications Workers
of America, District 1)
Display Terminals (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)
Musculoskeletal Disorders (National Institute for Occupational Safety
Musculoskeletal Disorders: Report, Workshop Summary, and Workshop Papers
(National Research Council)
Musculoskeletal Disorders: A Review of the Evidence (National Academy
Protection - Private Sector Ergonomics Programs Yield Positive Results
(U.S. General Accounting Office, 1997)
Safely with Video Display Terminals (OSHA)
Workers (A Canadian journalist's reflection on ergonomic hazards and