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Emergency Response Resources
Includes Emergency Responders, Disaster Site Management , Terrorist Response, Personal Protective Equipment, Natural Disasters, more...


Chemical Safety / MSDS
Includes NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards, NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods(NMAM), information on Material Safety Data Sheets, more...

Irradiated Mail
Contains information on OPM reports and Health Hazard Evaluations conducted in response to requests from postal employees, federal workers, and Congressional employees.


Other NIOSH Resources

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards
Source of general industrial hygiene information on several hundred chemicals/classes for workers, employers, and occupational health professionals.

International Chemical Safety Cards (WHO/IPCS/ILO)
IPCS cards summarize essential health and safety information on chemicals for their use at the "shop floor" level by workers and employers in factories, agriculture, construction and other work places.

Fact Sheet: What You Should Know In Deciding Whether to Buy Escape Hoods, Gas Masks, or Other Respirators for Preparedness at Home and Work
Provides information on what respirators are, how they work, and what is needed for a respirator to provide protection.

Other Preparedness Links

Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response (CDC)
Facts and resources about Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and other emergency situations.

Department of Homeland SecurityExternal Web Site Icon
Information on emergencies & disasters, threats, protection, more...

Emergency Response Program (EPA)External Web Site Icon
Information on the National Response System, reporting triggers, community involvement, more...

OSHA Anthrax E-ToolsExternal Web Site Icon
Provides information on anthrax, including its potential impact on the workforce, and development and implementation of emergency action plans.

Ensuring Effective National Oil and Hazardous Substances Preparedness and response (U.S. National Response Team (NRT)External Web Site Icon
Describes the components of the National Response System, lessons learned from multi-agency federal exercises, national guidance and reports, relevant statutes and regulations, HAZMAT accident databases, more...

Tennessee Emergency Management Agency-Emergency Preparedness Information (TEMA)External Web Site Icon
Extensive list of links. Categories include: Hazard analysis, mitigation, natural disaster preparedness, hazardous material, critical infrastructure, more...

Small Business Emergency Preparedness and Response (OSHA)External Web Site Icon
Details the basic steps to handle emergencies in the workplace, including accidental releases of toxic gases, chemical spills, fires, explosions, and bodily harm and trauma caused by workplace violence. This discussion is intended to assist small businesses that do not have safety and health professionals.

Anthrax in the Workplace: Risk Reduction Matrix (OSHA)External Web Site Icon
Advice for employees in assisting risks, suggestions for protective equipment and safe work practices.

The Disaster Handbook (University of Florida)External Web Site Icon
These materials refer not just to disaster preparedness, but to surviving disaster situations and recovering from them.

American Society for Industrial SecurityExternal Web Site Icon
Information related to terrorism and building security.

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