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Occupational Safety & Health: OSH Web Resources

OSH Web Resources

The ATSDR registry contains detailed toxicological profiles of hazardous materials with information on health effects, chemical structure, exposure pathways, minimum risk levels, and a FAQ page for each substance. Also contains guidance on managing hazardous materials incidents (MHMI series) and medical management guidelines for acute chemical exposures (MMGs).

The CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response website is designed to act as primary information source for preparing and responding to public health emergencies of all types. It contains topic articles on specific hazards, preparedness information and advice, and information for first responders and other disaster response professionals, all of which can be searched by either keyword or an A-Z index.

A peer-reviewed, open access online journal that covers topics on natural and human-instigated disasters. Topic coverage includes disaster risk reduction, sustainability, natural disasters, urban planning, and others.

The DR2 Program curated a repository of data collection tools and related resources to empower human health research in response to disasters and public health emergencies.

ECHA is the driving force among regulatory authorities in implementing the EU's groundbreaking chemicals legislation for the benefit of human health and the environment as well as for innovation and competitiveness. ECHA helps companies to comply with the legislation, advances the safe use of chemicals, provides information on chemicals and addresses chemicals of concern.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) offers resources related to transportation including safety, construction, and design.

A division of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, NIOSH provides national and world leadership to prevent workplace illnesses and injuries. Explore the many links on the homepage for information on a variety of health and safety topics.

An ergonomics resource created to provide basic information useful for employers, workers and others in designing an effective ergonomics program to prevent work-related musculoskeletal disorders.

PtD program contains 4 education modules to be used for instructional engineering and for inclusive of worker health and safety considerations.

The National Library of Medicine, sponsored by the U.S. federal government, provides access to databases like PubMed, MedlinePlus, and TOXNET. It also allows users to access current research on Environmental Health & Toxicology.

OSHA's Hazard Identification Training Tool is an interactive, online, game-based training for small business owners, workers, and others interested in learning the core concepts of hazard identification.

OSHA's Hazard Exposure and Risk Assessment Matrix provides information on many of the most common risks and hazards that come with response and recovery work that individuals may encounter in an area recently devastated by a hurricane.

Explore OSHA's video collection by topic categories.

Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. They conduct public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research.

SCIRP is among the largest publishers of Open Access journals. Currently, it publishes over 200 peer-reviewed open access journals online, covering a diverse range of academic disciplines. 

The USGS Natural Hazards Mission Area website contains USGS technical and strategic reports on coastal and marine geology, earthquake hazards, geomagnetism, the global seismographic network, landslide and volcano hazards, floods, droughts, wildfire, hazard response, and risk reduction.