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Materials related to workplace safety and health hazards, such as: amusement industry safety, technical manuals, checklists, templates, fact sheets, statistics, etc.

Safety in the arts and amusement industry, playground safety, sports safety, agricultural safety, forklift safety, construction safety, etc.

Technical resources for electrical safety, equipment & machinery safety, HazMat, Food safety, Foodborne illness, HCAAP, PPE, Patient safety/sentinel event resources, Needlesticks, Medical device safety, etc.



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Agriculture

Agriculture safety and health databases, fact sheets, guidelines, safety bulletins, guides, farm occupational safety information, and other technical resources.

Amusement Industry

Amusement ride safety. Field inspection and test guide. Safety and service bulletins. Safety statistics in the carnival industry.

Animals

Fact sheets, guidelines, information relating to safe animal handling, infectious diseases affecting humans, etc.

Arts

Safety in the arts, arts and crafts safety, theater safety, entertainment industry safety, art hazards, perfoming art safety. Student Theater Operations Manual.

Aviation

Airport ground vehicle operations safety. SMGCS. FAA & NTSB safety statistics. Weather safety.

Boating-Marine

Full text of boating safety courses. Safe boating tips. Tide prediction. Coast Guard Navigation Center. Beaufort wind force scale.

Compressed Gas

Safety materials related to the handling, storage and transportation of compressed gas cylinders, pressure vessels, etc. Pressure hoses.

Construction

Guide to revisions in scaffolding standards, safety meeting outlines, documents related to construction safety. Underground gas main explosions. Jobsite safety handbook. Safety requirements for Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste (HTRW) and Explosives. Safety meeting outlines. PPE in construction. OSHA Fatal Facts related to construction.

Cranes-Hoists

Safety programs. Operating rules, maintenance procedures, etc. Inspection, maintenace, operation and design requirements for overhead cranes and hoists.

Dig Safe Contacts

Call before you dig contact information to locate underground utility lines. One Call Centers are provided for each state.

Electrical

General concepts and principles of electrical safety. Electrical safety manuals. Safety meeting outlines. Full text of a lockout - tagout program for the control of hazardous energy.

Elevators

Safety materials, codes, technical bulletins, etc. related to elevator and escalator safety, including construction elevator safety.

Equipment

Safety meeting talks. Safety product information. Escalators, outdoor equipment. Industrial robots. Woodworking machinery safety manual. Industrial robots.

Excavations

Trenching safety tutorial, trenching and excavation safety checklists, trenching and shoring procedures, tunnels and shafts in rocks

Explosives

Full text of federal laws and regulations on explosives such as those from the US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. US Dept of Transportation hazardous materials transportation guides.

Fall Protection

How to use fall arrest systems. Requirements for fall protection.

Fatigue

Scientific information on fatigue, sleep, circadian rhythms & performance. Managing fatigue in operational settings. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Safety and health in shiftwork.

Firearms

Series of safety articles on gun safety rules, guides to gun safety, etc.

Fireworks

Safety tips for consumers related to the use of fireworks. Information about state and federal law requirements in the USA related to the use of fireworks. Glossary of fireworks terms. Tips for safety in public fireworks displays.

Food Inspections

FDA inspection guides and manuals for specific food industries.

Food Safety

Food safety publications. Food labeling. Food poisoning. Food irradiaiton. Produce. Milk safety. Seafood safety. Consumer fact sheets related to produce food safety. Retail food protection. Online course for understanding food laws and regulations in the USA.

Foodborne Illness

Answers to common food safety questions. Summaries, symptoms, mode of transmission and controls for common foodborne illnesses. Food poisoning. Guide on safe food handling policies for employees. Safety and quality issues of interest to the foodservice industry. Food allergies.

Forklifts

Full text of fork truck safety program and operator training. Forklift safety guide and inspection checklists. Procedures for the safe operation of lift trucks. Preventing tipover.

HACCP

Full text of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point(HACCP)generic models and plans, training resources, etc.

Ladders-Platforms

Fact sheets and technical manuals on portable ladders, mobile work platforms, etc.

Machine Guarding

Full text of machine safeguarding programs. Guidelines.

Material Handling

Information on material handling, conveyors, bucket brigades, pallets, pallet standards, conveyor systems, automatic guided vehicle systems, containers, storage systems.

Medical Devices

US Food and Drug Administration guidance on the CDRH requirements related to medical device manufacturing safety requirements - recalls, reporting, quality, use errors, etc. Various inspection guides used by FDA field staff for audits. Mammography facility regulatory guidance.

Needlesticks

Resource materials related to needlestick injury prevention, safety statistics, state laws, federal legislation, safety devices, safety training, etc.

Office Safety

Office safety training materials - programs, checklists, handouts, safety talks, etc.

Patient Safety

JCAHO Sentinel Events. Medication Error Prevention Programs. Medical Error Reporting. Guidance regarding patient safety.

Playgrounds

Play area inspection and maintenance program. Large number of documents, handbooks, checklists, etc. on playground and sports safety.

PPE

PPE safety fact sheets and safety meeting outlines. Contact lenses and chemicals. Full text of PPE Program. Technical reference manual. Safety checklists.

PPE-Eyes

Regulations and procedures to take when selecting protective eyewear. Contact lenses and chemicals. Emergency eyewash handbook.

PPE-Gloves

Glove selection charts. Guidelines on glove selection.

Pressure Washing

The physics of pressure washing and its process.

Restaurants

Safety meeting outlines, safety talks for food service operations. Kitchen and cafeteria safety checklist. Legal bulletins.

Sandblasting

Safety and health requirements for sandblasting. Description of sandblasting equipment. What you can do to control the hazards from silica. Canadian safety requirements that must be undertaken by blast operators and other crew personnel for safe sandblast cleaning.

Signs

OSHA and ANSI requirements for safety signs. ANSI pipe marking standards. Requirements for marking workplace hazards.

Slips and Falls

Safety bulletins on slips and falls. Technical information on the control of hazards from walking and working surfaces. Safety checklists.

Sports

Sports nutrition. Standards for athletic equipment. Helmets. Baseball. Soccer. Statistics. Hiking trail design. ATVs. Sledding. Skateboarding. Snowmobiles. Weight lifting, Trampolines.

Swimming

Child drowning prevention. Pool safety rules. Guidelines on pool and spa water chemistry and maintenance. Safety tips. Cryptosporidiosis.

Tools

Guidance on hand tool and power tool requirements for OSHA General Industry, Construction & Maritime Standards. Chain saw safety.

Welding

Welding hazard control bulletins, fact sheets, guidance, resources.

Work Zones

Policies, equipment, devices, best practices for minimizing delay and enhancing safety during highway construction and maintenance operations. NCHRP Report 350. Crash Worthiness of Workzone Appurtenances. Descriptions and contact information for workzone safety campaign programs and materials.


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