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National Ag Safety Database

This website, provided by the National Agricultural Safety defense, is a central repository of agricultural health, safety, and injury prevention materials for the agricultural community and especially for agricultural safety specialists. Resources and training materials are organized by topic.
Public Health Assessment Process and the Community

An agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) provides this interactive learning program that explains how people who live or work near hazardous waste sites can be involved in the public health assessment process. This program consists of three modules: Public Health Assessment Overview 1 - Mission and Community,...
NIOSH: Electrical Safety: Safety & Health for Electrical Trades Student Manual

This 92-page manual contains information on safety and health for electrical trades. Sections include Burns Caused by Electricity, Recognizing Hazards, Evaluating Hazards, and Controlling Hazards. A glossary of terms is included at the end for those new to fields involving electricity.
Hazard Evaluation System and Information Service (HESIS) Publications

This website, provided by the California Department of Health Services, Hazard Evaluation System and Information Service (HESIS) Publications, Occupational Health Branch (OHB), offers California workers, employers, and health professionals up-to-date practical answers to questions about the health effects of workplace hazards. HESIS publications are available free of charge in limited quantities...
Work Related Asthma

This page from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health provides information on work-related asthma. Sections on this site include What is Asthma?, Asthma Triggers, State-Based Surveillance, Prevention of Occupational Asthma Research, and Workplace Exacerbation of Asthma Research.
What You Should Know in Deciding Whether to Buy Escape Hoods, Gas Masks, or Other Respirators for Preparedness at Home and Work

This site provides information and recommendations for buying escape hoods, gas masks, or other respirators for home or work. This site contains information on different respirators, how respirators protect, questions users should ask when purchasing a respirator, and more.
Automotive Refinishing Industry Isocyanate Profile

Background information on the use of isocyanates and diisocyanates in the automotive refinishing industry is available in this collection of resources. It includes a number of links to sites which offer additional information pertaining to regulatory, health, hazard exposure, personal protection issues (PPE) and engineering and control measures that can be implemented as well; these links will...
Guidance for Protecting Building Environments from Airborne Chemical Biological or Radiological Attacks

This document provides preventive measures that building owners and managers can implement promptly to protect building air environments from a terrorist release of chemical, biological, or radiological contaminants.
Managing Worker Health and Safety: An Auto Refinish Shop Success Story

This site provides a link to a PDF that describes the health and safety strategy used by Ed Pollitt, shop manager at AOK Auto Body, Inc. in Philadelphia, PA.  This case study demonstrates a success story for the United States Environmental Protection Agency's program, Design for the Environment Auto Refinish Project.  This initiative aims to increase the safety, cleanliness and efficiency of...
Demystify Material Safety Data Sheets with the MS-Demystifier

This is an interactive site that allows an Material Safety Data Sheets to be copied and pasted, then translated into more understandable language. The MSDS are "demystified" by the site which is free to use. The site gives information and instructions on how to use it and answers questions about uses for MSDS.
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