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Occupational Safety & Health: Organizations & Associations

Organizations & Associations

Serves the needs of occupational and environmental health and safety professionals practicing industrial hygiene in industry, government, labor, academic institutions, and independent organizations. Explore the various tabs including Safe and Sound section under the Publications & Resources tab. Some information is free to the public, some is only for members.

A global for occupational safety and health professionals. They support OSH professionals in their efforts to prevent workplace injuries, illnesses, and fatalities.

ABSA represents the interests and needs of practitioners of biological safety, and to provide a forum for the continued and timely exchange of biosafety information. 

The CSP provides safety practitioners a path to greater recognition and career opportunities in the safety field.

A federation of local and statewide "COSH" groups--Committees/Coalitions on Occupational Safety and Health. COSH groups are private, non-profit coalitions of labor unions, health and technical professionals, and others interested in promoting and advocating for worker health and safety. Explore the resources linked on the right of the homepage.

The National Emergency Management Association (NEMA) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit association dedicated to enhancing public safety by improving the ability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from all emergencies, disasters, and threats to national security. NEMA is the professional association of and for emergency management directors from all 50 states, eight U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia. NEMA provides national leadership and expertise in comprehensive emergency management; serves as a vital emergency management information and assistance resource; and advances continuous improvement in emergency management through strategic partnerships, innovative programs, and collaborative policy positions. Click on the Resources tab to explore NEMA’s document and video libraries.‚Äč

The mission of the international nonprofit NFPA, established in 1896, is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education. The world's leading advocate of fire prevention and an authoritative source on public safety, NFPA develops, publishes, and disseminates more than 300 consensus codes and standards intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other risks. CSU students can explore the NFPA Journal by clicking HERE.

This organization provides access to the Transportation Research Record, a peer-reviewed journal which covers research on a variety of topics related to all modes of transportation including safety, construction, and design.