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Lessons from PPP2000: Living with Earth's Extremes-Report from the PPP2000 Working Group to the Office of Science and Technology Policy Subcommittee on Natural Disaster Reduction

This book is a series of reports summarizing discussions and recommendations from a series of forums about strategies to deal with natural disaster. The focus is on changing human behavior and development in order to coexist with natural phenomena rather than trying to control natural phenomena. Read More

What Is a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)?

A Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) is a document that gives detailed information about the nature of a chemical, such as physical and chemical properties, health, safety, fire, and environmental hazards of a chemical product. Hoja Inf. Sobre Sustancias Peligrosas http://www.losh.ucla.edu/losh/resources-publications/fact-sheets/msds_espanol.pdf Read More

Diesel Exhaust

Diesel exhaust is a mixture of over 400 different fine particles, vapors, and toxic organic materials, that result when diesel fuel is burned. Over 40 chemicals in diesel exhaust are considered toxic air contaminants (TAC) by the State of California. Emisiones de Diesel http://www.losh.ucla.edu/losh/resources-publications/fact-sheets/diesel_espanol.pdf Read More

Creosote

Creosote is a mixture of chemicals used in a variety of products: coal tar creosote, wood creosote, coal tar, and coal tar pitch. It is produced by heating coal (coal tar creosote) or wood (wood creosote) to very high temperatures. In large quantities, creosote is highly toxic. Creosota en espanol http://www.losh.ucla.edu/losh/resources-publications/fact-sheets/creosota_espanol.pdf Read More

Anthrax

Anthrax is an infectious bacterial disease. Anthrax can infect wild and domestic animals, such as cattle, pigs, and sheep. Anthrax can also infect humans when they are exposed to anthrax-infected animals. Ántrax en espanol http://www.losh.ucla.edu/losh/resources-publications/fact-sheets/anthrax_espanol.pdf Read More

Asbestos Containing Materials

This list does not include every product/material that may contain asbestos. It is intended as a general guide to show which types of materials may contain asbestos. Read More

Electronic Library of Construction Occupational Safety & Health

The Electronic Library of Construction Occupational Safety and Health was developed and is maintained by CPWR – Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) with support from grants CCU317202 and 1 U54 OH008307 from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). eLCOSH is intended to provide accurate, user-friendly information about safety and health for construction workers from a wide range of sources worldwide. Read More

Rural Safety and Health

Extensive list of documents, fact sheets, and videos on farming and rural safety. Read More

Manure Pits/Farm Ponds/Wells

Documents and fact sheets on farm safety. Read More

Machinery and Vehicle Safety

Long list of fact sheets and videos on farm safety and the safe use of farm machinery and equipment. Read More

Mission

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 & ATEEC

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

Contact ATEEC 563.441.4087 or by email ateec@eicc.edu