Chemical Safety: Protecting Ourselves And Our Environment;
Web Links

  1. Recommended Health, Safety and Environment Websites
    1. Prudent Practices in the Laboratory Handling and Disposal of Chemicals (1995)
    2. ACS Committee on Chemical Safety
    3. The NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

  2. OSHA
    1. OSHA
    2. OSHA First aid and medical services
    3. OSHA Inspections
      1. SIC 8221 for colleges and universities
      2. SIC 8211 for K to 12
  3. EPA
    1. EPA
    2. EPA Education
    3. EPA Region 1

  4. CDC
    1. CDC
    2. health and safety, health topics, health and safety links, safety survival skills, etc.
    3. The Center for Disease Control and Provention (CDC) and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
    4. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

  5. Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
    1. Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) MSDS
    2. Internet Directory, Communications (Discussion Groups), Reference

  6. MSDS
    1. SIRI
    2. ILPI Link to sites, glossary and quiz

  7. Primary and/or Secondary School Safety
    1. Illinois under Science - link to Guidebook for . .
    2. Arkansas

  8. Colleges and University Safety Materials
    1. Oklahoma State University - Environmental Health & Safety Online Safety Library: Laboratory and Chemical Safety
    2. Princeton University - Laboratory Safety Manual
    3. UC Berkeley - EH & S Fact and Help Sheets
    4. University of Michigan - Laboratory Safety
    5. University of Wisconsin - Safety Department link to Chemical Safety, General Safety, etc.
    6. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee - Laboratory Safety
    7. University of Victoria, BC, CANADA - Occupational Health and Safety Link to Table of Contents - Lab Safety, etc.
    8. University of Illinois - Safety
    9. University of Colorado - Chemistry - Laboratory Safety
    10. University of Virginia - Laboratory Survival Manual
    11. Many sources available - links to hazards

  9. Some Chemical Disasters
    1. Chemical Incident Report Center, CIRC
    2. Three Mile Island
      1. PBS
      2. TMI-2
    3. Chernobyl
      1. Chernobyl
      2. Chernobyl
      3. Chernobyl
    4. Flixborough
    5. Piper Alpha UK Offshore Operators Association
    6. Bhopal
    7. AIHA Laboratory Health & Safety Committee

  10. Home Safety
    1. Consumer.gov
    2. Home Safety Council
    3. UK Home Safety Network
    4. Safe Within
    5. Consumer Product Safety Commission
    6. National Safety Council
    7. NIH Household Products Database

  11. MISCELLANEOUS
    1. Vermont, Safety Information Resources, Inc.
    2. . Hazard.com
    3. Laboratory Safety Institute
    4. Connecticut - Science Safety
    5. Flinn Scientific - Safety
    6. University of Akron - The Chemical Database
    7. New Jersey - Right to Know Hazardous Substance Fact Sheets
    8. King County - Rehab the Lab
    9. University of Georgia - Design Criteria for Laboratory Furniture and Fume Hoods
    10. NYS Hazardous Waste Management Regulations
    11. American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists - Resources
    12. Lab Safety Supply Inc. - First Aid fact sheet
    13. Lab Safety Supply Inc. - fact sheets
      1. School Safety Guidelines and Regulations (283)
      2. Fire extinguishers (135)
      3. Neutralizing Chemical Spills (148)
      4. Safety Information on the Internet (163)
      5. Choosing Protective Eyewear (125)
    14. Fire extinguishers
    15. Toxtown - An interactive guide to commonly encountered toxic substances
    16. Safety Power Point Presentation Library
    17. Archives of SAFETY@LIST.UVM.EDU
    18. Injuries in School/College Laboratories in USA
    19. Virtual Reality Laboratory Accidents link to vr laboratory
    20. HHMI Laboratory Safety Program
    21. U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board Investigations, Chemical Incident Reports, ChemLinks, etc.
    22. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Environment, Safety and Health Manual
    23. Occupational and Environmental Medicine WWW Resource Index Duke University Medical Center
    24. Jefferson Lab Environment, Health and Safety
    25. Howard Hughes Medical Institute - On-Line Lab Safety Course
    26. Fall 2002 CONFCHEM: Teaching Safety in High Schools, Colleges and Universities Papers and Discussion Archives

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Department of Chemistry
Widener University
Chester, PA 19013

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