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NIOSH Workplace Safety and Health

Provides links to information about safety and health at work, including publications, funding opportunities, the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA), training, evaluations, conferences, press releases and state activities. A branch of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Read More

Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills

Information about workers’, community’s, responders’ and planners’ rights & roles in regard to chemical spills. Provides links to government-sponsored web sites regarding health effects of chemicals. Read More

First Responders Awareness: Emergency Response Guidebook

Describes and links to the DOT Emergency Response Guidebook and the NFPA Guide on Hazardous Materials and NIOSH’s Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards. Also lists information required on Material Safety Data Sheets. Read More

Chemicals in the WorkPlace: Types of Toxic Effects

Discusses irritants, asphyxiants, anesthetics and narcotics, sensitizers, and other types of toxic agents. Also discusses acute and chronic effects, exposure level and dose-response relationship. Provides links to government-sponsored sites with health effects information. Read More

Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: Household Hazards

Mentions household items that might be dangerous and the need for proper storage and disposal. Provides phone number & web site for disposal information. Read More

Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: Where EPCRA Needs Improvement

Discusses shortcomings of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know law including reporting, compliance, enforcement, plans, funding and communication. Read More

Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center (PNEAC)

The EPA has partnered with the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation, Waste Management and Research Center, Printing Industries of America and Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center to develop this environmental assistance center. Read More

SESHA, Premier Semiconductor Environmental, Safety and Health Association

SESHA contributes to the success of the semiconductor industry and related fields by facilitating ESH technology solutions through education and sharing. Read More

Ohio Envirnmental Health Association

The objective and purpose of the Ohio Environmental Health Association shall be the betterment of the health and welfare of mankind through the improvement of the environment. They sponsor and create activities that will lead to the greater efficiency and professional growth of the membership. Read More

National Safety Council

The Council is a nonprofit, non-governmental, international public service organization providing training programs, statistics, and research. Read More


EERL's mission is to be the best possible online collection of environmental and energy sustainability resources for community college educators and for their students. The resources are also available for practitioners and the public.


EERL is a product of a community college-based National Science Foundation Center, the Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC), and its partners.

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