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Over 70 databases of chemical profiles, MSDS, physical properties, structures, spectrum displays, toxic health effects, environmental data, safety guidelines, etc. Guidance for implementing asbestos and lead control programs. Safe work practices when handling cytotoxic drugs. The required information for chemical hazard label systems for DOT, HMIS, NFPA diamond. Materials on human health hazards & environmental exposure to hazardous substances. Occupational health guidelines for chemical hazards. Regulatory lists such as: ATSDR/EPA Priority List of Hazardous Substances, SuperList, California Proposition 65, etc. Pesticide safety requirements. Effects of chemicals on human reproduction and development. Chemical compatibility charts. Exposure Limits for Air Contaminants - IDLH values, PELs, TLVs, TWAs, and STELs exposure limits.

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Asbestos

Technical fact sheets, reports and procedure manuals provide answers for supervisors, building inspectors and management planners about understanding the health effects of asbestos, recognizing asbestos in buildings, implementing asbestos control programs & abatement projects, complying with OSHA and NESHAP regulatory requirements and more.

Carcinogens

Substance profiles of known and reasonably anticipated carcinogens, research articles on carcinogenesis and DNA damage, a list of Toxics Release Inventory chemicals that are OSHA carcinogens, full text of a safety manual for working with chemical carcinogens, guidance on safe work practices when handling cytotoxic drugs, the US National Toxicology Program's Annual Report on Carcinogens, etc.

Chemical Labeling

Guidance on the required information for chemical hazard label systems for DOT, HMIS, NFPA diamond. Explanations of R-phrases, S-phrases & corresponding number codes used on chemical labels in the European Union. The pesticide label review manual used by the EPA Office of Pesticide Programs. NFPA Hazard Information Rating Tables - access databases to determine the NFPA symbol code for each chemical listed.

Databases

Over 70 databases of chemical profiles, MSDS, physical properties, structures, spectrum displays, toxic health effects, environmental data, safety guidelines and more. Examples: CAGE, CCRIS,ChemID, DART, EMCI, ETICBACK, HESIS, HSDB, HSSDS, IRIS, ISSDS, LIPIDAT, NAIN, NIST databases, OPPT, RTECS, SAGE, SSDS,TOXNET, TRI, TSCATS. Chemical company directory, chemical directory and custom manufacturing & synthesis directory.

Health Hazards

Answers to frequently asked questions about human health hazards & environmental exposure to hazardous substances such as ammonia, cadmium, asphalt, chlorine, copper, dental amalgam, endocrine disruptors, environmental estrogens, fluoride, mercury, MTBE, PCBs, fragrances, vinyl products, etc. Painting health and safety. Occupational health guidelines for chemical hazards.

Lead

Lead poisoning causes, effects and prevention. Lead in drinking water. Occupational lead poisoning and lead safety. Guidelines governing lead health and safety contractor requirements. Methods for performing lead-based paint inspections in housing. Training on lead awareness. Specific elements of the OSHA lead-in-construction standard. Full text of a lead management program.

Lists

Regulatory lists such as: ATSDR/EPA priority list of hazardous substances. High Production Volume (HPV). International Agency for Research (IARC). Minimal Risk Levels (MRLs) for Hazardous Substances. Screening Information Data Sets (SIDS). Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). TRI - Toxic Release Inventory Chemical Lists. SuperList.CAA - Clean Air Act: Hazardous Air Pollutants. California Air Toxics 'Hot Spots' List (Assembly Bill 2588). California Toxic Air Contaminants (Assembly Bill 1807). California Proposition 65: Known Carcinogens and Reproductive Toxicants. OSHA - Occupational Safety and Health Act: Air Contaminants. Screening Information Data Sets (SIDS).

MSDS

Databases of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). MSDS tutorials. MSDS for infectious agents. Links to chemical manufacturers and suppliers and other internet sources of MSDS.

Pesticides

Environmental chemistry and pesticide toxicology information. Answers to common questions about pesticide applications and their hazards. Fact sheets and documents on pest management, animal repellants, insecticides, fumigants, pheromes, rodenticides, etc. Pesticide health & safety. Pesticide laws & regulations, enforcement cases & decisions. Full text of the National Pesticide Application Training Core Manual. Worker protection standard, certification and training requirements and related subjects. The use of pesticides & herbicides on golf courses and how to reduce exposure. Pesticide Tolerance Index (TISInfo) System. Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisonings.

Reproductive

Information about potentially hazardous effects of chemicals on human reproduction and development. Effects of Workplace Hazards on Male & Female Reproductive Health. List of teratogens that cause birth defects, etc. with profiles of each chemical.

Safety Guides

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards, NIOSH Recommendations for Chemical Protective Clothing, North American Emergency Response Guide, International Chemical Safety Cards, isocyanates in the workplace, mercury, pentachlorophenol-treated materials, Chronic Beryllium Disease Prevention Program, ethylene oxide, picric acid, managing workplace chemical hazards.

Storage

Guidelines on proper chemical storage practice. Safety controls. Chemical compatibility charts. Storage cabinets. Safe storage of laboratory chemicals. Corrosion and chemical resistance. Secondary containment storage requirements. Hazardous chemical reactions. Compounds that form peroxides during storage.

TLV

ATSDR Minimum Risk Levels (MRLs), IDLH Values - Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health Concentrations (IDLH), Biological Exposure Indices (BEI), Exposure Limits for Air Contaminants - PELs, TLVs, TWAs, and STELs exposure limits. Charts of OSHA standards 1910.119 & 1926.64 threshold quantities of chemicals. Table Z-3 Mineral Dusts 1910.1000 Table Z-2 1910,1000 Toxic and Hazardous Substances.

Training

Chart of the periodic table of elements. Series of online tutorials on the subject of toxicology. California's Hazard Evaluation and Information Service's (HESIS) chemical hazards safety training booklets. Chemistry class practice problems, tables and links.


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