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Aviation Safety » Airport Safety

Safety hazards and controls in aviation

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

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

Chemical Safety » Asbestos Safety

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

Chemical Safety » Hazardous Waste

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

Chemical Safety » Labeling Chemicals

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

Chemical Safety » Tank Safety

EPA requirements for above ground and below ground storage tanks

2015 EPA Underground Storage Tank Rule Revisions [2563] ?

Guidance from the US EPA

Construction Safety » Blasting Safety

Technical materials on explosives, blasting agents and detonators

Unexploded Ordnance Procedures [19026] ?

Procedure manual from the US Army

Construction Safety » Bridges

Safety and maintenance of bridges and bridge engineering

FHWA Bridge Inspector's Reference Manual [33012] ?

Text of the manual

Underwater Evaluation And Repair of Bridge Components [pdf] [33014] ?

Text of the manual used by the US Federal Highway Administration

Underwater Inspection of Bridges [pdf] [33013] ?

Text of the manual used by the US Department of Transportation

Construction Safety » Jobsite Safety

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

Databases » Maps

Online maps with interactive functions for the US and worldwide

Bing Maps & Directions [11860] ?

US, Canadian and international driving maps

Disaster Safety » Winter Safety

Extreme cold and ice storm disaster safety, winter storm preparation

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

US military directive on cold weather survival

Equipment Safety » Cranes-Hoists

Crane and hoist safety program materials

Rigging Techniques, Procedures and Applications [14098] ?

Field manual on rigging

Equipment Safety » OSHA Machinery

OSHA technical resources for machine guarding

Machine Safeguarding Manual [1091] ?

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

Equipment Safety » Welding Safety

Bulletins, guidance on safety in welding

Welding Manual [pdf] [18997] ?

Welding Theory and Application - includes welding safety

Ergonomics » Ergo Hazards

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

US Navy Ergonomics [5503] ?

Materials in use by the US Navy

Ergonomics » Lifting Hazards

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

Fire Safety » Fire 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

Fleet Safety » Driver 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

Health Care Safety » Disaster Management

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

Health Care Safety » Health Care 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

Health Care Safety » Hospital Safety

Sample worker safety programs & guidance on pollution elimination in hospitals

Medicare Hospital Manuals [11459] ?

Medicare hospital requirements

Health Care 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

Industry Standards » ADA Rules

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

Industry Standards » UPC Standards

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

GS1 Standards [230] ?

Explanation of UPC bar codes for product identification, etc

Insurance Loss Control » Managing Risk

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

Insurance Loss Control » Product Liability

Insurance articles, legal resources related to product liability

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

Job Analysis » Job Descriptions

Full text of sample job descriptions

Federal Classification Systems [13206] ?

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

Marine Safety » Marine Safety Manuals

Sample marine safety programs, crewman's handbook, etc

Marine Crewman's Handbook [14089] ?

Full text of a field manual for marine crewmen

Occupational Medicine » 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

Occupational 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

Occupational Medicine » Medicare

Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services - directories, fees, contracts

Manuals: Medicare & Medicaid Programs [7825] ?

Download various Medicare and Medicaid manuals - full text

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

Occupational Medicine » Occupational Health

Large number of reference materials on occupational medicine

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

Providesguidance for BBP programs and medical surveillance

Occupational Medicine » Pharmaceuticals

Clinical resources on pharmacology

Updated DEA Manuals [22551] ?

US Drug Enforcement Administration controlled substances manuals

Occupational 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

Publications » USA Government News

Publications produced by the US government

Whole Building Design Guide [16768] ?

Building design criteria documents/publications for federal buildings

Radiation Safety » EMF Hazards

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

Recreation Safety » Swimming Safety

Pool and spa safety - drowning prevention

Diving Manual [19038] ?

Technical field manual for diving operations

Respiratory Safety » Sampling

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

Industrial Hygiene Field Operations Manual [11570] ?

Sampling procedures, etc. for the US Navy

Safety Programs » 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 » Public Transportation

Security and emergency management of public transportation.

Highway and Rail Transit Tunnel Inspection Manuals [33015] ?

Provide specific information for the inspection of both highway and rail transit tunnels

Highway and Rail Transit Tunnel Maintenance and Rehabilitation Manual [33016] ?

This manual provides specific information for the maintenance and rehabilitation of both highway & rail transit tunnels

Security » 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 » Safety Statistics

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

Statistics » Statistical References

Statistical textbooks, lectures, calculators, tutorials and more

International Monetary Fund Statistics [15177] ?

IMF data and statistics

US Laws » FDA Laws

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

US OSHA » 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

Wellness Programs » Stress Management

Mental health stress including stress resulting from workplace conditions

Combat Stress Control [11572] ?

US Army manual for combat stress control






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