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Asbestos in Buildings (Texas Rules)

Texas Department of State Health Services

  • Free resources for patients and families affected by mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancers at http://www.asbestos.com/
Drug Addiction and Alcoholism Glossary

Drug Addiction and Alcoholism Glossary

Emergency Preparedness & Response

CDC’s Resources on Emergency Response – Chemical hazards, emergency response, radiation dispersment from Japan and hazards from the World Trade Center.

Texas Department of Public Safety Division of Emergency Management

Environmental Resources

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) – Environmental regulations for the State of Texas.

Environmental Protection Agency

Flu Links – Pandemic Preparedness

Centers for Disease Control

World Health Organization

Pandemic Flu

Occupational Safety & Health Administration  (Avian Flu)

Prevention of Avian Influenza

Mold Growth in Buildings (Texas Rules)

Texas Department of State Health Services

Health & Safety Links

Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL) 5th Edition

CDC A to Z Index – This is the Index for the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on all of their available topics.

MedlinePlus Health Information – U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. Publications listed beneath individual topics.

National Agricultural Safety Database – Over 2000 publications from 25 states, 4 federal agencies and 5 national organizations, with many in Spanish

NIOSH Safety and Health Topics – An index of specific occupational safety and health topics.

OSHA Fact Sheets – Fact sheets on a variety of topics from Aerial Lifts to Young Workers.

OSHA e-Tools Interactive web-based training tools on a variety of topics from Ammonia Refrigeration to the Youth in Agriculture.  Many eTools are also in Spanish.

Making a Business Case for Safety

DOT – Hazmat Transportation

IATA  International Air Transport Association (IATA) – Shipping Hazardous Materials by Air.

PHMSA – DOT Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety.  Hazmat Safety.

Free Safety Video & Training Resources

OSHA’s Training Resources Home Page

Susan Harwood Grantee Training Programs – This is the list of training topics available from organizations that received the Susan Harwood grant from OSHA.  Slides and training materials are free to download.

OSHA Multimedia – Online videos

NIOSH Videos Four downloadable videos on workplace violence, working with stress, TB respiratory protection for health care workers, and OSH factors related to foundry work, along with links to numerous mining safety videos.

How to design an Effective Training Presentation – This is an excellent overview on how to develop and conduct an effective training program.

Hurricane Recovery Worker Safety & Assistance

NIOSH Hurricane Response: Storm and Flood Cleanup Recommendations, assessment tools, and other related safety information for Storms, Floods and other Emergency Response.

OSHA Hurricane Recovery Safety Links to OSHA resources on various disaster recovery hazards, bulletins, FAQs, etc.

Multilingual Language Resources

CDC in Spanish

NIOSH in Spanish

MedlinePlus Health Information From the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. Under individual topics, many publications are available in Spanish.

Pesticide Information Series In Spanish, from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation

Hazardous Subject Fact Sheets in English/Spanish From the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services

Wildfire Safety Resources

Wildfire Awareness Texas Department of Public Safety offers information, links and downloadable safety publications related to wildfire safety issues.

Federal Agency/Military Websites

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Department of Energy Environment, Safety and Health

Department of Energy

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FedStats “Gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies.”

Mine Safety and Health Administration

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Library of Medicine’s Medline Plus

National Technical Information Service

Naval Safety Center Includes Safety Toolbox as well as archives of Photo of the Week demonstrating safety fiascos.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

USDA FDA Foodborne Illness Education Information Center

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