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View Resource Compliance Assistance — Occupational Safety & Health Act of 1970

From this site you can access resources to help you prevent occupational injuries and illnesses, comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Act, and learn about OSHA's cooperative programs.

http://www.osha.gov/dcsp/compliance_assistance/index.html
View Resource Contaminated Media, Human Health, and Environmental Effects

At Superfund sites, various environmental media, like sediments, ground water, soil and air, have become contaminated. This contamination may lead to adverse effects on the health of people, animals,...

http://www.epa.gov/superfund/health/index.htm
View Resource Emergency Management Guide for Business & Industry

The first page of an online step-by-step approach to emergency planning, response, and recovery for companies of all sizes. The PDF version is out-of-date, but the online version is current.

http://www.fema.gov/business/guide/index.shtm
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: Hazard Communication Standard

Discusses requirements of OSHA's HCS to inform and train employees about chemical hazards and proper use.

http://www.chemicalspill.org/WorkerRTK/hazard1.html
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: Training is Required by Law

Discusses detection instruments used to measure chemical air contamination and oxygen levels, and handling of chemical containers. Lists specific parts of an emergency response plan, specific...

http://www.chemicalspill.org/WorkerRTK/training1.html
View Resource Medical Facilities: Waste

Hospitals, clinics, dentists, veterinarians, and mortuaries all handle medical waste. But they are also subject to the same solid waste, pesticide application, hazardous waste, drinking water, and...

http://www.fedcenter.gov/assistance/facilitytour/medical/
View Resource Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) was created as an independent agency by Congress in 1974 to enable the nation to safely use radioactive materials for beneficial civilian purposes while...

http://www.nrc.gov/
View Resource Pesticide Resource Library

The National Environmental Education & Training Foundation (NEETF) provides resources for health care professionals in their education, research and practice to learn about diagnosis and treatment of...

http://www.neefusa.org/health/pesticides/pestlibrary.htm
View Resource Safety and Health Topics: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

This OSHA website provides links to more information on personal protective equipment and the relevant OSHA regulations. It provides assistance regarding hazard identification and PPE solutions.

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/personalprotectiveequipment/index.h...
View Resource Superfund Enforcement

The Superfund Enforcement program gets Superfund sites cleaned up by finding the companies or people responsible for contamination at a site, and negotiating with them to do the clean up themselves,...

http://www.epa.gov/compliance/cleanup/superfund/index.html

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