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Online access to a variety of technical safety manuals.

Chemicals » Pesticides

Information on controlling the hazards of pesticides

Disasters » Business Continuity

Business continuity planning, business recovery post-disaster

Emergency Management Guide for Business and Industry [2921] ?

Step-by-step approach to emergency planning, response and recovery for all companies

Disasters » Guides

Step-by-step approach to emergency planning, disaster guides

Comprehensive Preparedness Guide 101 [pdf] [14158] ?

provides general guidelines on developing Emergency Operations Plans (EOPs)

Environment » Hazardous Wastes

Guides for hazardous waste management, site remediation, waste minimization

Guidelines for Low Level Radioactive Waste & Mixed Waste Site Remediation [pdf] [6185] ?

Guidelines used by the USA military for site remediation of low level radioactive/mixed wastes

Hazardous Material Management [2238] ?

Full text of hazardous waste manual, guidelines, handout, fact sheets and biosafety manual

Hazardous Waste Manual [1080] ?

In use at a major university

NOAA Marine Debris Program [8340] ?

Marine debris has many detrimental impacts on ecosystems

Environment » Industries

Environmental law requirements for specific industries

Pollution Prevention in Healthcare Facilities [111] ?

Materials designed to educate the health care industry on eliminating pollution in healthcare

Ergonomics » References

Full text of a design guide, an ergonomics manual, lecture notes and more

FAA Human Factors Design Standard [640] ?

Includes both air traffic and technical operations systems and contains a set of standards

Fleet » Accidents

Accident investigation & reconstruction, preventability, trailer underride, etc.

Accident Investigation Manual for Patrol Officers [1648] ?

Exerpts from a basic vehicle accident investigation manual - second edition

Training of Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers [12290] ?

A Synthesis of Safety Practice

Fleet » Hazmat

DOT hazardous materials regulations, guides & reference materials

National Hazardous Materials Route Registry [5736] ?

USA national repository of non-radioactive hazardous materials (NRHM) routes

Fleet » Laws

Full text of the DOT motor vehicle laws for the states & federal government-USA

Motorists: What's New Around the Country [3782] ?

Information on changes in federal and state motorist laws, etc

Fleet » Maintenance

Guidance & checklists for vehicle preventive maintenance procedures

Anti-Icing Program for Highway Winter Maintenance [627] ?

Full text of DOT's manual for an effective anti-icing program for highway maintenance personnel

Fleet » MVR

Guidance on driver selection criteria, what to look for in an MVR

GA-Georgia's Point System [5704] ?

The driver violation point system for the state of Georgia

Health » Poison Control

In Case of Pesticide Poisoning [6815] ?

Recognition and management of pesticide poisonings

Industrial Hygiene » Biosafety

Full text bloodborne pathogens programs and technical resources

Biological Safety [3286] ?

Biosafety issues and biosafety manual for laboratory safety

Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories [pdf] [11959] ?

Recommended microbiological practices for laboratories handling infectious agents

DOT Hazardous Materials Transportation Guides [1948] ?

DOT guidance to the packaging and shipping of these materials by air, land, or sea

Laboratory Biosafety Manual [pdf] [927] ?

Text of a safety manual for biomedical laboratories - lab closeout procedures & more

Industrial Hygiene » Confined Spaces

Technical resources related to confined space requirements

Updated Confined Space Entry [3163] ?

Technical resource manual on entering and working in confined spaces

Industrial Hygiene » Indoor Air

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

A Guide to Indoor Air Quality [2424] ?

EPA guide on indoor air quality issues and on common indoor air pollutants

Industrial Hygiene » Labs

Chemical Hygiene Plans, standard operating procedures, lab safety programs, etc.

Chemical Safety [3285] ?

Safety manuals, safety fact sheets and resources for laboratory safety

Laboratory Radiation Safety Manual [7862] ?

Full text of a laboratory radiation safety manual

TX-University of Texas at Austin Laboratory Safety Manual [5937] ?

Full text of the university's laboratory safety manual

Industrial Hygiene » Lasers

Technical resources related to the safe use of lasers

Canada - Laser Safety Program [4260] ?

Full text of a laser safety manual for the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada

Laser Safety Manual [2252] ?

Full text of the a Laser Safety Manual with appendix on laser light entertainment

Industrial Hygiene » Radiation

Radiation control programs, technical manuals, tutorials and more

Updated Laser Safety Manual [1147] ?

Example in use at a major university

Radiation Protection Manual [pdf] [6453] ?

Engineering manual covers personnel safety, transport safety, waste management, and more

Radiation Safety - University [2109] ?

Radiation safety at a major university

Radiation Safety Manual - University [pdf] [851] ?

Full text of a university's Radiation Safety Manual for their staff and students

Radiation Safety Office [2253] ?

Radiation and laser safety manuals, fact sheets, resources, etc.

Industrial Hygiene » Sampling

Technical guides on industrial hygiene air & noise sampling, monitoring, etc

IH Exposure Assessment Strategies [5897] ?

The steps in an industrial hygiene assessment model

Occupational Exposure Sampling Strategy Manual [5090] ?

Download a guide for exposure sampling measurements and strategy

Medicine » Allergies

Clinical resources on the medical treatment of asthma, MCS, dermatitis, etc.

Helpful Hints for Allergy Sufferers [11871] ?

Is it a cold or is it allergy? Sometimes it's difficult to tell

OSHA » Safety Programs

OSHA technical resources on safety programs, including motor vehicle safety

OK-Oklahoma Worker Safety Health Programs - Samples [2154] ?

Download a series of safety programs

Safety » Arts

Health and safety for art classes, theaters, schools, and entertainment industry

Theater Safety Guidance [24316] ?

Safety materials for theater operations in use at a major university

Safety » Cranes-Hoists

Crane and hoist safety program materials

Crane and Hoist & Rigging Safety Program [pdf] [2659] ?

Text of the safety guidelines, self inspection checklist etc. for a crane and hoist safety program

Hoisting and Rigging Safety [19427] ?

Text of a chapter in a safety manual

Safety » Excavations

Resources on excavation and trenching safety requirements

Updated Trenching and Shoring Procedures [pdf] [2293] ?

Example of a trenching and shoring safety policy

Safety » Explosives

Technical materials on explosives, blasting agents and detonators

Blasting: Systematic Drilling and Blasting for Surface Excavations [pdf] [6451] ?

Blasting operations reference manual

Safety » Forklifts

Forklift safety program materials

Forklift Operator Training [3162] ?

Fact sheet provides guidance

Safety » HACCP

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Plans - food safety

NMFS HACCP Manual [pdf] [6730] ?

Full text of the National Marine Fisheries Service HACCP Manual

Safety » Ladders-Platforms

Ladder and work platform safety

Safety Checklist for Mobile Ladder Stands [3166] ?

Designed for controlling falls from mobile ladder stands

Safety » PPE

Workplace Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Programs

Personal Protective Equipment Safety Checklist [pdf] [3171] ?

A safety checklist on PPE

Safety Mgt » Safety Programs

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

Construction Safety Program [2085] ?

Full text of a construction health and safety program

Environment, Health and Safety Program Manual [820] ?

Full text of a medical center's safety program

Environmental Health & Safety Manuals [2314] ?

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

Environmental Health and Safety Programs [2174] ?

Chemical safety, radiation safety, laboratory safety, art safety and more

Injury and Illness Prevention Program [222] ?

In use at a major university

Laboratory Standard & Design Guidelines [258] ?

Designed for research laboratories using hazardous materials

Safety Policies and Procedures [3304] ?

Asbestos, biosafety, committees, occupational health, radiation safety, water quality

University Injury & Illness Prevention Program [914] ?

Text of the manual including safety survey checklists

Updated University Safety Manuals and Programs [2128] ?

Includes safety manuals, control plans, guidelines, procedures, etc.

Updated University Safety Program [410] ?

Fire safety guidelines, policies & procedures for hazardous materials, lab safety manual, etc.

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