Environmental and Occupational Health

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
The mission of ATSDR is to provide trusted health information to prevent harmful exposures and disease related to toxic substances.

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
This community of professionals is dedicated to advancing worker health and safety through education and the development and dissemination of scientific and professional knowledge.

Association of Environmental Health Academic Programs
The Association promotes and enhances environmental health education to assure the optimal health of people and the environment.

Center for Applied Environmental Public Health (MPH Distance-Learning)
CAEPH provides a distance-learning MPH program whose mission is to apply public health principles and approaches for solving environmental health problems.

Children's Environmental Health Network
A national multi-disciplinary organization whose mission is to protect the fetus and child from environmental health hazards and to promote a healthy environment.

Consumer Product Safety Commission
The CPSC site contsists of Press Releases, Calendar of Events, Federal Register notices, publications.

Duke Occupational & Environmental Medicine
A comprehensive occupational and environmental medicine resource from Duke University.

Environmental Health Accreditation Council (EHAC)
EHAC creates and implements the university accreditation guidelines to ensure premium quality education and training of environmental health science and protection practitioners.

Environmental Health and Safety Resources
This comprehensive list of resources is maintained by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
EPA’s mission is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment.

Injury Control Resource Information Network (ICRIN)
ICRIN links to sites dealing with injury research and control activities, including federal agencies, database sources, education and training, conferences, and injury-specific resources.

Institute for Public Health and Water Research
IPWR is focused on improving public health and well-being by expanding knowledge about quality drinking water.

Job Stress Network
A web page dedicated to increasing communication among researchers and others interested in job stress and its impact on health (developed by APHA members Petera Schnall and Paul Landsbergis).

MEDLINEplus: Environmental Health
This site contains fact sheets and news releases on environmental health issues, from the National Institutes of Health.

MEDLINEplus: Occupational Health
MEDLINEplus act sheets and news releases on occupational health issues, from the National Institutes of Health.

Mesothelioma Guide
MesotheliomaGuide.com is a trusted ally in the fight against mesothelioma. With over a decade of experience, Mesothelioma Guide is uniquely capable at providing mesothelioma patients with information and access to better care to improve their prognosis.

The Mesothelioma & Asbestos Awareness Center
MAACenter offers detailed and comprehensive information on the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of mesothelioma and related illnesses.

Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety
The center works in conjunction with the University of Minnesota School of Public Health to provide occupational health and safety courses.


Mine Safety and Health Administration
The mission of the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is to administer the provisions of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 (Mine Act) and to enforce compliance with mandatory safety and health standards as a means to eliminate fatal accidents; to reduce the frequency and severity of nonfatal accidents; to minimize health hazards; and to promote improved safety and health conditions in the Nation's mines. 

National Environmental Education Foundation
The goal of the National Environmental Education Foundation is to activate environmentally responsible behavior in the general public

National Environmental Health Association
NEHA’s mission is to advance the environmental health and protection professional for the purpose of providing a healthful environment for all.

National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
NIOSH provides national and world leadership to prevent work-related illness, injury, disability, and death by gathering information, conducting scientific research, and translating the knowledge gained into products and services. NIOSH's mission is critical to the health and safety of every American worker.

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
The mission of the NIEHS is to reduce the burden of human illness and disability by understanding how the environment influences the development and progression of human disease.

New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
NYCOSH offers fact sheets for workers and trainers, information about safety and health rights, the latest news about health and safety policy, and links to more than 1,100 pages of occupational safety and health  information.

The NYSafety site offers workplace safety and health resources and training materials including course outlines, brochures, handouts and checklists Many resources can be dowloaded directly from the web site.

OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration)
OSHA’s mission is to save lives, prevent injuries, and protect the health of American workers.

PHPartners: Environmental Health
Links to selected resources on environmental health from government agencies and professional and research organizations.

Physicians for Social Responsibility Environmental and Health Program
This site offers resources and information for physicians, health professionals, and the general public on environmental health issues.

Right-to-Know Network
The Right-to-Know Network provides free access to numerous databases, text files, and conferences on the environment

State Public Interest Research Groups
PIRG stands up to powerful special interests on issues to promote clean air and water, protect open space, stop identity theft, fight political corruption, provide safe and affordable prescription drugs, and strengthen voting rights.

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