Safety Web Resources

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
www.atsdr.cdc.gov

  • Contains ToxFAQs series of summaries about hazardous substances; toxic substance interaction profiles; hazardous substance toxicological profiles; table of minimal risk levels for hazardous substances; medical management guidelines for acute chemical exposures; public health statements on contaminants found at hazardous waste sites; asbestos information page; HazDat Database of information on the release of hazardous substances from Superfund sites or from emergency events; lists of hazardous waste sites by state and by contaminant; fact sheets and publications.

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
www.acgih.org

  • Products offers “OSHA Compliance,” “Accident Prevention Manual,” “Basic Guide to System Safety,” “Complete Manual of Industrial Safety,” “Building Security: Handbook for Architectural Planning and Design” and other publications for sale.

American Industrial Hygiene Association
www.aiha.org

  • Contains database of consultants in occupational and environmental health, safety, searchable by state, specialty, location (residential, business or commercial), keyword and company or contact name. Provides consumer brochures on safety, workplace injury, ergonomics, mold, air quality, other topics. Provides training and events calendar; continuing education and certification information (residential or commercial). Offers subscription-based online Occupational Safety and Health Database of more than 220,000 abstracts on all aspects of occupational safety and health from more than 160 English-language technical journals.

American Society of Safety Engineers
www.asse.org

  • Provides information about practice specialties, including construction, consultant, engineering, environmental, industrial hygiene, international, transportation. Offers for sale safety documents, standards, technical publications on construction safety, electrical safety, fall protection, fire safety, worker’s compensation, occupational safety and health.

Associated Builders and Contractors
www.abc.org

  • Safety provides regulatory updates, information about Construction Industry Safety Excellence Awards, OSHA Partnership. Offers materials for sale; free Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) program designed for contractors to analyze and develop safety and loss prevention programs.

Associated General Contractors of America
www.agc.org

  • Safety and Health offers safety publications, videos, Tool Box Safety Talks series for sale; provides current and archival Safety Bulletins; Safety e-Forum; information about safety and risk management initiatives, award programs, safety training and education; links to OSHA regulatory agenda, new rules; risk management forms; mold guidance.

Board of Certified Safety Professionals
www.bcsp.org

  • Peer certification board that certifies safety practitioners. Provides application forms; examination guide; safety fundamentals order form; references; career guide for the safety occupations; certified safety professional booklet; other materials.

Construction Safety Council
www.buildsafe.org

  • Provides construction safety programs, publications and videos for sale; lists training courses, downloadable OSHA publications; provides safety links.

Environmental Protection Agency
www.epa.gov

  • National Lead Information Center contains technical information and studies; online training module on minimizing lead-based paint hazards during renovation, remodeling and painting; lead-based paint pre-renovation handbook for contractors, property managers and maintenance personnel; and lead paint safety field guide for painting, home maintenance and renovation work.

National Fire Protection Association
www.nfpa.org

  • Safework catalog offers for sale online OSH Handbook; standards, CDs, videos on fire safety, electrical safety, emergency response, employee safety, welding safety, flammable and combustible liquids, OSHA regulations.

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
www.cdc.gov/niosh

  • Provides full text of NIOSH research publications, including occupational safety and health recommendations; evaluations; emerging information about occupational hazards; solutions to specific occupational hazards; pocket guide to chemical hazards; NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods and Occupational Health Guidelines for Chemical Hazards.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration
www.osha.gov

  • Lists states with job safety and health plans; provides contact information for each state. Offers free consultation service to identify potential workplace hazards; free online interactive training tools; full text of safety and health publications, forms, posters and fact sheets; full text of OSHA manuals and regulations.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration Construction Resource Manual
www.osha.gov/doc/index.html

  • Contains full text of all OSHA requirements for the construction industry.

VPPAC
www.vppac.org

  • Association of construction industry voluntary protection programs. Lists educational programs and services.

Workzone Safety Information Clearinghouse
wzsafety.tamu.edu

  • Contains safety equipment reports, agency memos, crash/accident and occupational injury statistics, downloadable research, technical publications, links to safety standard resources, training resources, and safety equipment manufacturer database.

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