Occupational Health & Safety

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General

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
A source for information and knowledge on occupational health and safety.

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
CPSC is an independent U.S. regulatory agency directed to protect the public against unreasonable risks of injuries and deaths associated with consumer products. Site links to Business Info (includes regulations), Consumer Info (including publications), and Press releases (including recalls) and more.

The Mesothelioma Center
Committed to providing the latest up-to-date information, in the hopes of spreading awareness about the dangers of asbestos cancer (mesothelioma). This site contains more than 3,500 pages of content to help promote asbestos and mesothelioma awareness.

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Information on cleanup safety needs, warning workers and volunteers involved in cleanup that they face a number of hazards associated with cleanup activities.

OSHA
OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration / U.S. Department of Labor) establishes and enforces protective work standards; and reaches out to employers and employees through technical assistance and consultation programs. Site links to News, Regulations, Library, Outreach and U.S. Department of Labor.

OSHNET
A large collection of links with subject access.

British Columbia

The Occupational First Aid Attendants Association of B.C.
Provides information about the association, benefits to becoming a member as well as useful links on Health and Safety, Education, Reference and more. Also offers the C.I.S.M. (Critical Incident Stress Management) Program, free to all First Aid Attendants.

WorkSafeBC
Dedicated to promoting workplace health and safety for the workers and employers of the Province of British Columbia, WorkSafeBC works with the affected parties to provide return-to-work rehabilitation, compensation, health care benefits, and a range of other services detailed on this site.

Canada

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)
CCOHS promotes a safe and healthy working environment by providing information and advice about occupational health and safety. Links include: CCINFOweb, OSH Answers, health & safety databases, and health & safety products.

Transport Canada
Transport Canada develops and administers policies, regulations and services to maintain a high level of safety and security. Site features links on: Policy - Acts & Regulations; Safety; Airports; Aviation; Marine Transportation; Land Transportation; Dangerous Goods; Research & Development; T-FACTS info system and Regional Offices.

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services
Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) is a leader in providing impactful risk management solutions that drive lasting business success for our customers. WSPS offers unparalleled health & safety expertise, insight and solutions for creating healthy work environments where employees thrive and businesses prosper.

Ergonomics

ErgoWeb
Community page (Ergonomics Knowledge) provides general information about ergonomics.

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
HFES promotes knowledge about ergonomics. Site provides information about the society, and offers links to membership forms and placement services.

Office Ergonomics - Fitting Furniture to Worker's Needs
 "It is important to considered how people interact with the devices they use".  This business site provides this valuable section on ergonomics, such as equipment placement and repetitive stress injuries, etc. Includes links to many medical and government agency sites.

UVa/EHS Ergonomics Training and Resources
Prepared by the University of Virginia's Environmental Health & Safety Ergonomics Task Force. Links to information about defining and evaluating ergonomic risks, creating ergonomically appropriate workstations and preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders.


Last updated March 16, 2016