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Organizations

ABIH/BCSP Joint Committee
Occupational Health and Safety Technologist (OHST), Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST), and Safety Trained Supervisor in Construction (STS).
ACTS Testing Labs
 
All US State & Local Safety Councils List
(affiliated with National Safety Council)
American Association for Laboratory Accreditation
 
American Association.of Civil Engineers
 
American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc.
ABOHN's Mission is to promote a standard of excellence in occupational health nursing through credentialing.
American Association of Physicists in Medicine
 
American Biological Safety Association
Founded in 1984 to promote biosafety as a scientific discipline and serve the growing needs of biosafety professionals throughout the world. Biological Safety (or biosafety) deals with containment principles, facility design, and practices and procedures to prevent occupational infections in the biomedical environment or release of pathogenic microorganisms to the environment.
American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH)
They also have prproduced a special article from the July 1966 American Journal of Public Health on the History of the ABIH which gives some interesting historical perspectives on industrial hygiene.
American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
The world's largest organization of occupational and environmental physicians, ACOEM is dedicated to promoting and protecting the health of workers through preventive services, clinical care, research, and educational programs. To achieve this goal, the College provides courses and conferences, newsletters, the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and numerous other services
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
 
American Health Information Management Association
 
American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)
The AIHA is a professional organization that focuses on issues related to industrial hygiene. Its main function is to promote academic excellence and professionalism among its members. Some of the benefits associated with this organization are national recognition, AIHA privileges, first-hand knowledge of available jobs locally and nationally, and chapter's scholarship.
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
 
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
A private, nonprofit federation of private and public sector standards developing organizations
American Nuclear Society
 
American Nuclear Society Home-page
 
American Psychological Association (APA)
 
American Psychological Society (APS)
 
American Public Health Association
 
American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)
 
American Rescue Team International (ARTI)
 
American Society of Civil Engineers
 
American Society of Engineering Education
 
American Society of Engineering Technology
 
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
 
American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Home Page
 
American Society of Safety Engineers (East Tennessee Chapter) Home Page
 
American Society of Safety Engineers -- Local, Regional and Student Pages
 
American Society for Testing and Materials
A nonprofit organization that helps various groups write standards for materials, products, systems, and services.
American Waterworks Association
 
Associated Research (Dielectric Test Equipment)
 
Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists
 
Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute
 
Board of Certified Hazardous Materials Managers CHMM
 
Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP)
 
Board of Hazard Control Management
Certified Hazard Control Manager (CHCM), 11900 Parklawn Dr., Ste. 451, Rockville, MD 20852, Telephone (301) 770-2540 or (301) 469-9448. Hazard Control Management is the application of managerial techniques to eliminate or control unsafe and unhealthy conditions, behavior and other factors detrimental to people and property.
British Occupational Hygiene Society
 
Campus Safety, Health & Environmental Management Association (CSHEMA)
 
Canada Safety Council
CSC is an independent national non-profit membership safety organization. The web site offers information about the organization its mission training programs publications and activities. CSC programs help the Canadian public prevent accidents and injuries by enhancing safety awareness.
CENELEC

The European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization. A nonprofit organisation under Belgian Law, officially recognised as the European Standards Organisation in its field by the European Commission in Directive 83/189 EEC. Publishes standards for the European market.

Center for Devices and Radiological Health (FDA)

 

Central Station Alarm Association

A nonprofit trade association that deals with fire alarm and burglary alarm equipment.

Consumer Product Safety Commission
 
Environmental Health Foundation
 
Ergonomics Society
 
Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

Conducts research and training on a variety of occupational health subjects.

Flight Safety Foundation
 
Florida Association of Safety Councils
 
Health Physics Society
 
http://www.amerrescue.org/

American Risk and Insurance Association

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
 
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
 
Institute of Professional Environmental Practice
 
International Approval Services/American Gas Association
 
International Atomic Energy Agency
 
International Electrotechnical Commission
 
International Ergonomics Association

 

Internal Product Safety News
 
International Radiation Protection Association
 
International Safety Council

A subsidiary of the U.S.-based National Safety Council

International Society of Biomechanics
 
International Society of Exposure Analysis

International Society of Fire Service Instructors
A U.S. based (Stafford, VA) non-profit worldwide organization whose primary purpose is the training and education of firefighters and ermergency response personnel. Offers training and for sale educational materials on firefighting, hazardous materials, emergency medical services, management, leadership, public fire safety education, rescue, fire and accident prevention, and more.
ISA Online
 
ISO International Organization for Standardization

A worldwide federation of national standards bodies from some 130 countries which promotes development of standardization.

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

Their mission is to continuously improve the safety and quality of care provided to the public through the provision of health care accreditation and related services that support performance improvement in health care organizations.

Minnesota Safety Council
 
National Association of Environmental Professionals
 
National Association of Physicians for the Environment (NAPE)
 
National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
 
National Drinking Water Clearinghouse
 
National Electrical Manufacturers Association

Develops standards for the electrical manufacturing industry.

National Fire Protection Association
This site contains the latest information about the National Fire Protection Association, its departments, publications, seminars, educational programs, and more. The mission of NFPA, which was organized in 1896, is to reduce the burden of fire on the quality of life by advocating scientifically based consensus codes and standards, research and education for fire and related safety issues.
National Ground Water Association
 
National Institute of Standards and Technology
An agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce's Technology Administration, NIST strengthens the U.S. economy and improves the quality of life by working with industry to develop and apply technology, measurements, and standards.
National League of Cities
 
National Occupational Safety Organization (NOSA), South Africa

 

National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care

Located at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado, and is funded by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. NRC's primary mission is to promote health and safety in out-of-home child care settings throughout the nation. Includes the Performance Standards document, List of individual states licensing requirements, health and safety tips, etc.

National Rural Water Association
 
National Safety Council

Chicago, IL, USA. A non-profit organization that publishes numerous resources on all aspects of safety and health. Website contains free training info, injury statistics, and a safety awards program. The NSC website also features a free online Library (Information Gateway) that contains a variety of fact sheets, statistics, and research papers.

National Safety Management Society (NSMS)

Composed of safety and health professionals who are interested in promoting the advancement of the safety/loss control function through the application of effective management principles.

National Society of Professional Engineers
 
National Standards Systems Network
A resource for global standards, a database of worldwide standards, cooperative effort between ANSI, NIST, and others.
National Trade Associaton for Test Labs
 
National Water Research Institute (Canada)
 
NEMA - National Electrical Manufacturer's Association
 
Public Agency Risk Manager Association
Forum for Risk Managers with risk management jobs and other related information.
Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS)
 
Risk Assessment and Policy Association
 
Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
A registered charity in Birmingham, England, the RSoPA provides information, advice, resources and training and promotion of safety in all areas of life - at work, in the home, and on the roads, in schools, at leisure and on (or near) water.
SAFETY CALENDAR
Provided online by the National Safety Council. Refer to this calendar periodically to plan your employee safety promotional campaigns.
Safety Codes Council
A nonprofit group in Alberta Canada that recommends codes and standards in the areas of amusement rides, boilers and pressure vessels, building, electrical, elevators, fire, gas, passenger ropeways (ski lifts) and plumbing.
Safety Equipment Association
Arlington, VA. The Safety Equipment Association is the trade association in the United States for companies that manufacture safety equipment. Its member companies are world leaders in the design and manufacture of clothing and equipment used in factories, construction sites, hospitals and clinics, farms, schools, laboratories, and in the home - anywhere that people are doing work.
Small Business Administration
 
Society of Insurance Research
 
Society of Women Engineers
 
System Safety Society
A non-profit organization of "Professionals Dedicated to the Safety of Systems, Products and Services."
Underwriters Laboratories
A nonprofit "third-party" product safety testing and certification organization. UL evaluates products in the interest of public safety.
US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
Lots of product safety information, including press releases and many full text publications from CPSC.
Utah Safety Council
USC is a chapter of the National Safety Council. Read about the organizations services - safety video library, training, documents on home and off-the-job safety, etc.
Water Environment Federation
 
Water Environment Research Foundation
 
Water Quality Association
 
WHAT IS A SAFETY PROFESSIONAL?
See thorough answers by the American Society of Safety Engineers to such questions as: What is a Safety Career All About? Scope of a Safety Professional. Function of a Safety Professional. Code of Professional Conduct.
World Health Organization
 
World Safety Organization (U.N. affiliated)
 
World Standards Services Network
A network of publicly accessible World Wide Web servers of standards organizations from around the world.
 


 

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