Resources

These resources are compiled by HAZMAT Kentucky and are provided to our participants for their continued education in the HAZMAT field.

 

Health & Safety

NIEHS 

http://www.niehs.nih.gov/

 

Environmental Health Perspectives Magazine

http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/

 

Environmental Health Topics

http://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/topics/index.cfm

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

http://www.cdc.gov/

 

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/index.html

 

OSHA

OSHA Quick Takes, a bi-weekly electronic newsletter

https://www.osha.gov/as/opa/quicktakes/index.html

 

NIOSH

“What's New on the NIOSH Website”

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/whatsnew/


 

Hazardous Waste Site Workers

EPA’s Contaminated Site Clean-up Information website

Main Topics areas: Technologies, Contaminants, Issues, Strategies and Initiatives, Vendors and Developers, Training and Events, and Additional Resources i.e. new downloadable publications.

The National Academies Press

Browse the following topics:

Agriculture, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Biography and Autobiography, Biology and Life Sciences, Computers and Information Technology, Conflict and Security Issues, Earth Sciences Education, Energy and Energy Conservation, Engineering and Technology, Environment and Environmental Studies, Explore Science, Food and Nutrition,Health and Medicine, Industry and Labor, Math, Chemistry and Physics and Policy for Science and Technology.

By subscribing to NAP, you will be emailed any announcements of new publications in topic areas you have pre-selected. Publications can be purchased or downloaded free, if you are a subscriber.


 

Emergency Response

OSHA Publication 3844, HAZARD COMMUNICATION Hazard Classification Guidance for Manufacturers, Importers, and Employers, Feb. 2016.

This monster 432 page document provides detailed information behind-the-scene insight on the classification process for hazardous chemicals. It is very informational, dry, and takes forever to download.

“Department of Homeland Security Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report is collected each business day as a summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues. Each Daily Report is divided by the critical infrastructure sectors and key assets defined in the National Infrastructure Protection Plan. The DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report is archived on this page for 10 days in PDF format.”

 

HWSW: Environmental Justice

http://www2.epa.gov/toxics-release-inventory-tri-program/tri-resources-communities-0         

 

Green Remediation

http://www.clu-in.org/greenremediation/

 

Climate Changes and Remediation Sites

http://epa.gov/climatechange/Downloads/impacts-adaptation/office-of-solid-waste-and-emergency-response-plan.pdf from the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response Climate Change Adaptation Implementation Plan, June 2013, Draft

 

OSHA and Sarbanes-Oxley Act and others

OSHA enforces the whistleblower provisions of Sarbanes-Oxley and 21 other statutes protecting employees who report violations of various airline, commercial motor carrier, consumer product, environmental, financial reform, food safety, health-care reform, nuclear, pipeline, worker safety, public transportation agency, maritime and securities laws.

Environmental and Nuclear Safety Laws

Transportation Industry Laws

Consumer and Investor Protection Laws

 

ERR

Specialized Federal On-line Courses

https://www.firstrespondertraining.gov/content.do from FEMA

 

New NTP Report on Carcinogens, October 2014, 13th Ed.

http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/pubhealth/roc/index.html

 

WISER updates for PC, iOS and Android platforms

http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/pubhealth/roc/index.html