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Online access to manuals in use by the USA federal government.

Chemicals » Asbestos

Asbestos control programs, health effects, abatement, technical resources, etc.

Engineering Control of Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM) [pdf] [5501] ?

Safety requirements for the demolition, removal, encapsulation and disposal of ACM

Chemicals » Chemical Labeling

Databanks of chemical labels, hazard communication labeling requirements & more

Pesticide Label Review Manual [10425] ?

Manual used by the EPA Office of Pesticide Programs for pesticide label review

Claims Management » Health Claims Code Sets

DRG, APG & ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM coding - Medicare payment rates

National Correct Coding Initiatives Edits [24302] ?

National correct coding methodologies to control improper coding leading to inappropriate payment in Part B claims

Disasters » Health Services

Emergency plans and disaster guidance for health care facilities

Field Manual: Health Services in a Nuclear, Biological & Chemical Environment [4281] ?

Full text of US Army manual on medical support services for nuclear, biological & chemical warfare

US Army Medical Management Chemical Warfare Field Manual [pdf] [11522] ?

Treatment of Chemical Agent Casualties and Conventional Military Chemical Injuries

Disasters » Winter

Extreme cold and ice storm disaster safety, winter storm preparation

Prevention of Cold Weather Injuries [pdf] [19006] ?

US military directive on cold weather survival

Environment » Hazardous Wastes

Guides for hazardous waste management, site remediation, waste minimization

Occupational Safety & Health Guidance Manual for Hazardous Waste Sites [6212] ?

Workplace safety manual for hazardous waste sites

Environment » Tanks

EPA requirements for above ground and below ground storage tanks

2015 EPA Underground Storage Tank Rule Revisions [2563] ?

Guidance from the US EPA

Ergonomics » Lifting

Guidance on how to control manual handling hazards in the workplace

Ergonomic Guidelines for Manual Material Handling [6172] ?

For managers and supervisors in industries that involve the manual handling of containers

Ergonomics » References

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

US Navy Ergonomics [5503] ?

Materials in use by the US Navy

Fleet » Manuals

Full text of reference manuals for fleet program operations

Motor Transport Operations [14081] ?

Full text of a field manual on motor transport operations

Police Traffic Operations [14085] ?

Full text of a field manual on police traffic operations

US Army Motor Vehicle Driver Training Resources [14083] ?

Field manuals for truck drivers

General Business » Nonprofits

Management of nonprofits, risk management, insurance, issues

US Government Auding Standards [15357] ?

Text of the Yellow Book prescribes general standards for conducting financial & performance audits

Health » CMS

Medicare information for the healthcare industry - directories, fees, contracts,

Manuals: Medicare & Medicaid Programs [7825] ?

Download various Medicare and Medicaid manuals - full text

Health » Medical Center Mgt

Handbooks for medical staff and patients, departmental resources

Medicare Hospital Manuals [11459] ?

Medicare hospital requirements

Health » Medicare

Beneficiary and consumer info

Medicare Providers: Long-Term Care [23647] ?

What long-term care services are available, how much you can expect to pay, what financing options are available

Health » Stress

Mental health stress including stress resulting from workplace conditions

Combat Stress Control [11572] ?

US Army manual for combat stress control

Human Resources » Handbooks

Full text of employee handbooks

Handbook on Alternative Work Schedules [10851] ?

Provides a framework for US Federal agencies to consult in establishing alternative work schedules

Human Resources » Job Analysis

Full text of sample job descriptions, checklists, documents of job analysis

Federal Classification Systems [13206] ?

General Schedule (GS) (white collar) and Federal Wage System (FWS) (blue collar)

Industrial Hygiene » EMF

Electromagnetic field radiation reference materials

Updated Radio Frequency Safety [2630] ?

Guidance from the FCC on a variety of topics such as transmitting antenna RF emission safety

Industrial Hygiene » Sampling

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

Industrial Hygiene Field Operations Manual [11570] ?

Sampling procedures, etc. for the US Navy

Legal » Computer Law

Case developments, articles, resources related to computer technology & the law

Prosecuting Intellectual Property Crimes Manual [12540] ?

Guidance to law enforcement on investigation & prosecution of violations of federal IP laws

Legal » Courts

Federal and state court opinions - sources for case law

Federal Rules of Evidence [10478] ?

Rules govern the introduction of evidence in proceedings, both civil & criminal, in Federal court

Federal Rules used by US Federal Courts [10480] ?

Text of the rules - of Evidence, Criminal Procedure, Civil Procedure, Appellate Procedure and more

U.S. Sentencing Commission Guidelines Manual [5557] ?

From the US Sentencing Commission

Legal » Labor Law

Case developments, articles, resources related to employment & labor law

NLRB Manuals [13469] ?

Provide a wealth of material useful for understanding and navigating NLRB cases

Legal » Litigation

Legal case mgt, use of computer-generated evidence, attorney-client priviledge

Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence [5553] ?

Federal Judiciary Center reference manual on scientific evidence for the federal judiciary

Medicine » Bioterrorism

Medical management of biological and chemical casualties - clinical guides

Medical Aspects of Biological Warfare [11520] ?

US military textbook on medical response to biological warfare

Medicine » First Aid

Full text of first aid manuals and handouts

Field Hygiene and Sanitation [11519] ?

Full text of the US Army field manual

First Aid for Soldiers [11518] ?

Field first aid guidance - what to do before medical personnel arrive

Medicine » Occupational Medicine

Large number of reference materials on occupational medicine

Bloodborne Pathogens - Occupational Exposure [pdf] [17063] ?

Providesguidance for BBP programs and medical surveillance

Medicine » Pharmaceuticals

Clinical resources on pharmacology

Updated DEA Manuals [22551] ?

US Drug Enforcement Administration controlled substances manuals

Medicine » Textbooks

Online access to the full text of books used by medical professionals

General Medical Officer (GMO) Manual [8920] ?

Military manual for general medical officers

OSHA » Machinery

OSHA technical resources for machine guarding

Machine Safeguarding Manual [1091] ?

OSHA's 1992 manual on the concepts and techniques of machine safeguarding

OSHA » Manuals

Full text of OSHA technical manuals

OSHA Directives [1363] ?

Directives to OSHA field inspectors - locate by number or by date

OSHA Technical Manual [1105] ?

Provides technical information and guidance on occupational safety and health topics

VPP Policies & Procedures Manual [pdf] [24605] ?

Framework of policy and procedure for administering the OSHA Voluntary Protection Programs

Property » Safety Programs

Full text fire safety programs, checklists and support materials

Manual: Fire Support for Heavy Brigade Operations [19040] ?

How-to technical field manual for heavy fire brigades

Publications » USA Government

Publications produced by the US government

Whole Building Design Guide [16768] ?

Building design criteria documents/publications for federal buildings

Reference » Maps

Online maps with interactive functions for the US and worldwide

Bing Maps & Directions [11860] ?

US, Canadian and international driving maps

Regulations » ADA

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

American with Disabilities Act Document Center [698] ?

Full text of ADA law, accessibility guidelines, technical assistance manuals

Regulations » FDA

Full text of 21 CFR Food & Drug regulations - FDA Food Code, etc.

FDA Inspectional References [1257] ?

Text of inspection manuals used by FDA field investigators and inspectors

Regulations » UPC

Information about Universal Product Code Standards - NOT the text of the stds

GS1 Standards [230] ?

Explanation of UPC bar codes for product identification, etc

Risk Mgt » Management

Concepts, issues, principles, and theories of risk management

Risk Management Tactics, Techniques & Procedures [19024] ?

Manual used by the US military for risk management planning procedures

Risk Mgt » Product Liability

Product assurance manual, consumer product safety, etc.

CPSC Recall Handbook [pdf] [10470] ?

A Guide for Manufacturers, Importers, Distributors and Retailers on Product Recall Requirements

FDA Investigations Operations Manual [16061] ?

Primary procedure manual for FDA personnel performing inspections and special investigations

FDA Regulatory Procedures Manual [16057] ?

A reference document for FDA enforcement procedures, practices & policy guidance - recalls, etc

FDA/ORA Compliance Policy Guidance Manual [16058] ?

Contains FDA compliance policy and regulatory action guidance for FDA staff

Safety » Aviation

Safety materials related to aviation

Updated FAA Aviation Safety Inspector's Handbooks [5504] ?

Full text of the handbooks used by the FAA's safety inspectors

Safety » Boating-Marine

Resources on boating and marine safety

Marine Crewman's Handbook [14089] ?

Full text of a field manual for marine crewmen

Safety » Construction

Workplace safety and health resources for construction hazards

Manual: Earthmoving Operations [pdf] [19033] ?

Technical field manual for earthmoving equipment operations - limited safety materials (pdf)

Manual: Paving and Surfacing Operations [19035] ?

Technical field manual for paving operations - limited safety materials

Safety » Cranes-Hoists

Crane and hoist safety program materials

Rigging Techniques, Procedures and Applications [14098] ?

Field manual on rigging

Safety » Explosives

Technical materials on explosives, blasting agents and detonators

Unexploded Ordnance Procedures [19026] ?

Procedure manual from the US Army

Safety » Medical Devices

FDA regulatory guidance for manufacturers of medical devices

FDA Inspection Guide of Medical Device Manufacturers [16465] ?

Guidance to FDA inspectors on medical device Quality System/GMP Regulation (QS/GMP) audits

FDA Inspection Guide to Bioresearch Monitoring of In Vitro Diagnostic Devices [16463] ?

Guidance to the FDA field staff conducting bioresearch monitoring inspections for IVD devices

FDA Inspection Guide: Mammography Quality Standards Act Auditor's Guide [16464] ?

This guidance document represents the FDA's current thinking on MQSA audits

FDA Inspection Handbook: Guide to Inspections of Quality Systems (QSIT) [16461] ?

Guidance to the FDA field staff to assess a medical device manufacturer's compliance

FDA Inspection of Electromagnetic Compatibility Aspects of Medical Device Quality [16462] ?

Guidance to FDA investigators regarding EMC & how it's addressed in a manufacturer's QS/QMP

FDA Inspector's Technical Guides [16466] ?

Provide FDA personnel with technical background in a specific piece of equipment

FDA Medical Device Reporting - Event Problem Codes [16482] ?

Mechanism for FDA to identify and monitor significant adverse events involving medical devices

Postmarket Medical Device Requirements [16483] ?

Manufacturers must follow certain requirements and regulations once devices are on the market

Quality System (QS) Regulation/Medical Device Good Manufacturing Practices [16467] ?

FDA Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Requirements Quality System (QS) Regulation Information

Safety » Swimming

Pool and spa safety - drowning prevention

Diving Manual [19038] ?

Technical field manual for diving operations

Safety » Welding

Bulletins, guidance on safety in welding

Welding Manual [pdf] [18997] ?

Welding Theory and Application - includes welding safety

Safety Mgt » Safety Programs

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

Safety Programs - US Marine Corps [18425] ?

Safety manuals and directives created by the US Marine Corps

Security » Manuals

Full text of reference manuals for security program operations

Law and Order Operations [14079] ?

Full text of a field manual on law enforcement operations

Physical Security [14074] ?

Full text of a field manual for lighting, lock & key, alarm systems, security forces and much more

Statistics » References

Statistical textbooks, lectures, calculators, tutorials and more

International Monetary Fund Statistics [15177] ?

IMF data and statistics

Statistics » Safety

Government and industry sources of statistical data on workplace safety

Occupational Injury & Illness Classification Manual [260] ?

Manual explaining Bureau of Labor Statistics OSHA occupational injury and illness rates

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