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Asbestos Safety

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

Asbestos Abatement Specs [14185] ?

Construction specs for asbestos abatement

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

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

OSHA Asbestos Standard Guidance [7916] ?

Explains the dangers of asbestos and OSHA requirements for general industry


Environmental and workplace chemicals that are known or suspected carcinogens

Carcinogenic Potency Database [16720] ?

A widely used resource on the results of chronic, long-term animal cancer tests

Chemical Hazards

Chemical safety guidelines, NIOSH Pocket Guide, harmful chemical health hazards

Isocyanates in the Workplace [3110] ?

Fact sheet describing exposure levels and controls for isocyanate hazards in the workplace

MTBE and Ethanol [5135] ?

Series of reports on potential health effects and environmental issues related to MTBE

Compressed Gas

Compressed gas cylinder safety, pressure line safety, etc.

Air Gun Safety [14363] ?

Guidance on using compressed air safely in the workplace

Compressed Gas Cylinder Storage and Handling [3101] ?

Outlines gas cylinder storage and handling safety guidelines

Hazardous Waste

Guides for hazardous waste management, site remediation, waste minimization

Hazardous Waste Marking and Labeling [31944] ?

An overview of EPA and DOT requirements regarding labeling hazardous wastes

Removal & Disposal of PCBs [14885] ?

Construction specs for PCB removal and disposal


Hazardous waste and spill containment emergency response - hazmat teams

Emergency Spill Response [3102] ?

Outlines procedures to take with chemical spills and information on sorbent materials

Lead Safety

Information and resources on lead and lead poisoning

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program [3174] ?

CDC's Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch program's efforts to eliminate lead poisoning in the US

Lead Hazard Control Specs [14186] ?

Construction specs for lead hazard control

Lead: Identification, Remediation and Personal Protection, 29 CFR 1926 [3145] ?

Fact sheet reviews OSHA requirements related to lead and construction workers

Lists of Chemicals

Lists of chemicals subject to environmental and safety regulations

CA-California Proposition 65 Current Chemical List [14051] ?

List of chemicals regulated by the state of California via Prop 65

Proposition 65 Current List [3700] ?

Chemicals known to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity as designated by the state of California

Pesticide Safety

Information on controlling the hazards of pesticides

Environmental Impact of Pesticides [3841] ?

The rating system used to develop the environmental impact quotient of pesticides (EIQ) model

Lawn Care Without Pesticides [3845] ?

How to reduce or eliminate the need for lawn pesticides

Poison Prevention

Poison control advice regarding preventing chemical poisoning, plant poisoning

Poison Lookout Checklist [26904] ?

Designed for poison control within the home

Reproductive Toxicity

Technical resources related to chemicals and reproductive health

LactMed - Drugs and Lactation Database [12111] ?

A peer-reviewed and fully referenced database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed

Storing Chemicals

Guidelines for proper storage of chemicals, compatibility charts, etc.

Chemical Compatability Concerns in Storage [3138] ?

Chart provides examples of chemicals that are incompatible

Hazardous Waste Storage Design [pdf] [34122] ?

A handbook that provides guidelines for the design of hazardous waste storage facilities

Secondary Containment Storage Requirements [8627] ?

Federal requirements from the EPA will be listed along with the UFC standards

Tank Safety

EPA requirements for above ground and below ground storage tanks

Secondary Containment Storage Requirements [3124] ?

Outlines EPA secondary containment storage requirements for chemicals

Tank Specs [13040] ?

Construction specs for tanks - water storage, petroleum storage, sludge, etc.

TLV Limits

PEL, TLV and STEL exposure limits for air contaminants, MRL, IDLH values, etc.

Exposure Limits for Air Contaminants [527] ?

Listing of PELs, TLVs and STELs exposure limits for air contaminants - plus, definitions


Technical resources related to toxicology

Cal/Ecotox Database [813] ?

Exposure factor and toxicity information for California mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians

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