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Asbestos in Buildings (Texas Rules)
- Free resources for patients and families affected by mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancers at http://www.asbestos.com/
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 Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) – Environmental regulations for the State of Texas.
Flu Links – Pandemic Preparedness
Occupational Safety & Health Administration (Avian Flu)
Mold Growth in Buildings (Texas Rules)
Health & Safety Links
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
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
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
FedStats “Gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies.”
Naval Safety Center Includes Safety Toolbox as well as archives of Photo of the Week demonstrating safety fiascos.