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Online access to the full text of handbooks for employees and staff. The majority are currently in use by universities, state governments, etc.

Disasters » Health Services

Emergency plans and disaster guidance for health care facilities

Medical Emergency Preparedness in Office Practice [3870] ?

For primary care physicians

Fleet » Hazmat

DOT hazardous materials regulations, guides & reference materials

North American Emergency Response Guidebook [3574] ?

Full version of the guidebook

Fleet » Manuals

Full text of reference manuals for fleet program operations

Updated CA-California Commercial Driver Handbook [6163] ?

Califonia's handbooks for commercial drivers

Fleet » Motorcycles

Materials and fact sheets related to motorcycles and motorcycle safety

Updated Motorcycle Handbook [6617] ?

California's handbook for motorcycle drivers

Fleet » Trailers

Trailer conspicuity and other requirements

The Right Way to Tow a Trailer [6162] ?

Brush up on the basics

General Business » Best Practices

Handbooks on more than 2,000 Best Manufacturing Practices (BMP). Benchmarking.

Best Manufacturing Practices Database [2732] ?

Database of Best Practices submitted by industries

General Business » Pensions

Pension plan guides for employers, plan participants and others

IRS Forms and Publications on Retirement Plans [5102] ?

Basic pension plan guidance for employers, plan participants and others

Health » Medical Center Mgt

Handbooks for medical staff and patients, departmental resources

Updated Clinician Handbook - Talking with Older Patients [3873] ?

With older patients, communication can involve special issues

Human Resources » Discrimination

Fact sheets on discrimination - sex, race, age, disabilities, etc.

Stopping Sexual Harassment [2886] ?

Guidebook for employees on how to control sexual harassment in the workplace

Human Resources » Handbooks

Full text of employee handbooks

Department of Defense Civilian Personnel Program [2546] ?

Full text of a personnel manual used by the US Dept of Defense for civilian employees

Handbooks and Procedure Manuals [9046] ?

Full text of a series of handbooks, policy & procedure manuals for faculty and students

Updated Middlebury College Handbook [9594] ?

Full text of the college's handbook currently in use

Human Resources » HR Departments

Home pages to government and university departments of human resources

PA-Carnegie Mellon Human Resources [8312] ?

Home page of the human resources department

Human Resources » Leave

FMLA, leave policies and forms

FMLA Compliance Guide [1832] ?

Assistance with compliance to the Family and Medical Leave Act

Industrial Hygiene » Indoor Air

IAQ guides, checklists, fact sheets, sick building syndrome & more

Building Air Quality: A Guide for Building Owners & Facility Managers [605] ?

Full text of the a guide on indoor air quality designed for property management professionals

Industrial Hygiene » Radiation

Radiation control programs, technical manuals, tutorials and more

Medical Center Radiation Safety Policies [3061] ?

For a New York university health science complex

User Guides [4292] ?

Full text of a large number of user guides for workers using equipment that deal with radiation

Industrial Hygiene » Tuberculosis

OSHA and CDC guidelines for control of tuberculosis

Protect Yourself Against Tuberculosis [456] ?

NIOSH respiratory protection guide for health care workers exposed to tuberculosis

Medicine » Infection Control

Infection control in hospitals and healthcare institutions

Infection Control State of the Art Reports [11504] ?

A series of educational brochures for health care workers

Regulations » ADA

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) case law, regulations, reference materials

Updated Disability Etiquette Handbook [4093] ?

Employer handbook provides guidance on employment of the disabled

Regulations » CPSC

Consumer Product Safety Commission guidelines for product safety

CPSC Recall Handbook [pdf] [158] ?

CPSC product safety requirements for industry

Safety » Construction

Workplace safety and health resources for construction hazards

Job Site Safety Handbook [pdf] [3547] ?

Handbook of minimum safe work practices and rules for general construction

Safety » Foodborne Illness

Guidelines on preventing foodborne illness

Factors Affecting the Growth of Microorganisms in Foods [1127] ?

Factors affecting growth of pathogens in foods

Safety » Playgrounds

Playground safety information

Recreational & Sports Safety Publications [2048] ?

CPSC documents, handbooks, checklists, etc. on playground and sports safety

Safety Mgt » Safety Programs

Full text of over 30 workplace safety and health programs & manuals

Environmental Health & Safety Manuals [2314] ?

A series of EHS manuals - radiation, biosafety, laser safety

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