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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 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 Public Health Association
 
Annals of Occupational Hygiene
 
Asbestos Standard (OSHA) for the Construction Industry
 
California Dept. of Industrial Relations, Division of Labor Statistics and Research
This site contains some publications which analyze fatal occupational injuries and illnesses in California.
Chemical Hazards Communication Society
Bracknell, UK. Contains useful information such as acronyms listing and chemicals being discussed for classification and labelling at European Community level.
COMPLETE GUIDE TO OSHA COMPLIANCE
Designed to help safety professionals, industrial hygienists, and human resources personnel ensure compliance with existing and upcoming OSHA regulations. This essential book explains employer and employee rights and responsibilities, and it provides everything you need to know about employer standards and requirements for specific operations.
Construction Personal Injury Statistics
Presented by Attorney Wm. F. Conour.
Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environment, Safety and Health
 
Department of Health and Human Services
 
Department of Transportation (DOT)
 
EnviroDX
"EnviroDX is a multimedia, case-focused, computer-based learning program on environmentally related diseases. It is available on the World Wide Web for free use by faculty, medical students, post-graduate residents, and public health professionals."
EnviroHealth
Clearinghouse on environmental health effects sponsored by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS).
Environmental Research Foundation
Publisher of Rachel's Environment and Health Weekly, free Internet newsletter on health and the environment. The ERF was founded in 1980 to provide understandable scientific information about the influence of toxic substances on human health and the environment. They also have an online Library of interesting articles.
Environmental Resource Center
Regulations
Fermilab ES&H Section. ES&H Manual. Radiological Control Manual. Industrial Hygiene Manual.
Fermilab is a US Dept. of Energy research lab in Batavia, Illinois
Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
Conducts research and training on a variety of occupational health subjects.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
 
Forklift Fatalities Investigated by OSHA
 
Gender Issues in Occupational Safety and Health
International Labor Organization. Deals with special hazards for women workers. An interesting article.
HANDBOOK OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
By Louis J. Diberardinis, 1120 pages.
Hazmat Occupational and environmental exposures Historical Trends
 
Healthcare Safety.com
Practical advice and news about health care safety regulations from the government and the JCAHO. Includes info on life safety, medical equipment, utilities management, safety, security, hazardous waste, materials management, emergency preparedness, infection control, laboratory safety and accreditation.
Haz-Map
A useful website with a review of the most hazardous occupations, statistics and charts on fatal and nonfatal occupational injuries, statistics on occupational diseases, Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Reports Published by the US Center for Disease Control.
Hazardous Chemical Database
University of Akron. Retrieve information for any of 2000 hazardous chemical based on keyword search ---names, formula and registry numbers (CAS, DOT, RTECS and EPA.
Healthy Home Handbook : All You Need to Know to Rid Your Home of Health and Safety Hazards
By John Warde. Well, nobody really wants to hear this, but our homes are filled with potential hazards that can harm us, make us ill, or even kill us. That's the bad news. The good news is that a thorough approach and proper information can help any of us eliminate nearly all the potential problems. This book has everything you need to make sure that your own "Home Sweet Home" is not an accident waiting to happen.
Health in Action
"Health In Action is the Alberta Information Clearinghouse on Prevention and Promotion .The purpose of which is to develop and maintain a centralized information system that will consolidate descriptive information about prevention and health promotion programs, research and evaluation initiatives being undertaken throughout Alberta." Find out about the organization's programmes, and access its database.
History of events in the development of the industrial safety and industrial hygiene movements, are given in OSHA's Small Business Outreach Training Program.
Chapter 5 "Overview of Occupational Safety and Occupational Health / Industrial Hygiene".Also gives extensive writeups on "Scope and Function of the Professional Safety Position" and "Occupational Health/Industrial Hygiene".
Journal for Healthcare Safety, Compliance & Infection Control
 
Kids Health.Org. On the Road! A Guide to Keeping Safe in the Car and on the Bus
Simple safety rules for children.
Links by EnviroSan Products Ltd
Useful environmental links
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)
 
NASA Fatigue Countermeasures Group
 
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 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 Occupational Research Agenda (NORA)

NORA has developed 21 occupational safety and health research priorities. Fact sheets are available for each: Allergic & Irritant Dermatitis, Health Services Research, Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Upper Extremities, Asthma & Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Hearing Loss, Organization of Work, Cancer Research Methods, Indoor Environment, Risk Assessment Methods, Control Technology and Personal Protective Equipment, Infectious Diseases, Social and Economic Consequences of Workplace Illness and Injury, Emerging Technologies, Intervention Effectiveness Research, Special Populations at Risk, Exposure Assessment Methods, Low Back Disorders, Surveillance Research Methods, Fertility & Pregnancy Abnormalities, Mixed Exposures, Traumatic Injuries.

Network of the WHO Collaborating Centres in Occupational Health
 
NIOSH

 

NIOSH. Mining Health and Safety Research

Also at: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/mining

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

 

Occupational Health & Safety Magazine Online

Stevens Publishing.

Occupational Health Professionals (Qualifications; OSHA)
 
OSHA Advisors Safety Programs

Free downloadable computer program "Safety Pays," that calculates the financial costs of injuries and illnesses.

OSHA Health Guideline for Carbon Monoxide
 
OSHA Standard 1910.103

Hydrogen

OSHA Standard 1910.104
Oxygen
OSHA Standard 1910.106

Flammable and Combustible Liquids

OSHA Standard 1910.109

Explosives and Blasting Agents

OSHA Standard 1910.110

Storage and Handling of Liquefied Petroleum Gases

OSHA Standard 1910.111

Storage and Handling of Anhydrous Ammonia

OSHA Standard 1910.119

Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals

OSHA Standard 1910.119 App A

List of Highly Hazardous Chemicals, Toxics and Reactives

Ranking of the most hazardous occupations

See this BLS link.

The Children's Environmental Health Network

A national multi-disciplinary project whose mission is to promote a healthy environment and protect the fetus and the child from environmental health hazards.

The Occupational Health Professional's Services and Qualifications: Questions and Answers

(from OSHA's Small Business Outreach Training Program, Section 4 "Occupational Health Professionals")

TransportationSafety Board Human Fatigue/Hours-of-Work Policy

A 1989 Board-wide review of various accidents with human fatigue as a cause or contributing causal factor; including a 1994 safety study on commuter airline safety; an uncontrolled collision with terrain accident, Air Transport International, DC-8-63, at Kansas City, Missouri, February 16, 1995; another safety study addressing fatigue, alcohol, other drugs, and medical factors in fatal-to-the-driver heavy truck crashes

University at Albany, School of Public Health, Center for the Advanced Study of Public Safety and Injury Prevention

A great site featuring lots of research and data on injury prevention. Especially helpful is The Injury Prevention Internet Library which includes downloadable documents, research studies, reports and data classified by subject area.

US Dept. of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Workplace Injury and Illness Statistics

A source of useful occupational injury and illness incidence rates, fatalities, keyword search, and a paper on characteristics of lost worktime injuries.

US Dept. of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration

Statistics

Workplace Safety and Health Law Materials

From Cornell Law School.

World Health Organization
 
 


 

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