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Worker Safety Links

Agency for Healthcare Quality (AHRQ)

American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
www.cdc. gov

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC)

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Healthy People

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

National Library of Medicine (NLM)

National Safety Council (NSC) 

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)


U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)

World Health Organization (WHO) Travel Health

Green Healthcare/Environmental Safety Links

Recycled paper information.

Earth 911
Utilitarian website that provides a gateway to local recycling resources.

GrassRoots Recycling Network

Green Seal
Environmentally preferable purchasing.

Health Care Without Harm
Information on mercury, polyvinylchloride (PVC), dioxin and pollution prevention.

Healthy People

Hospitals for a Healthy Environment (H2E)
Tools and resources plus Partner and Champion programs.

The National Pollution Prevention Roundtable
One of the largest membership organizations devoted solely to pollution prevention.

National Recycling Coalition

The Recycled Paper Coalition
Strives to conserve natural resources and to reduce waste by purchasing environmentally preferred paper products and by using paper products more efficiently.

Resource Recycling Periodical
North America's leading recycling and composting journal.

San Diego Earth Times
Relevant and timely national and international environmental news.

Sustainable Hospitals
Alternative product information and pollution prevention fact sheets.

U.S. Green Building Council

Waste Reduction Tips (Temporary Offer)

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) solid waste reduction resources.

Worldwatch Institute
Observe how local choices have global implications.

State and Local Environmental Links

Alameda County Waste Management Authority

Bay Area Recycling Outreach Coalition

Californians Against Waste

California Department of Health Services

California Hospitals Alliance—Pollution Prevention Partner

California Integrated Waste Management Board

California Plastics Markets

California Resource Recovery Association

CalMax—Materials Exchange

Merced County Source Reduction/Recycling Website

Northern California Recycling Association

San Francisco Solid Waste Management Program

San Mateo County Recycleworks

Colorado Association for Recycling

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Georgia Environmental Protection—Department of Natural Resources

Georgia Recycling Coalition

Hawaii Department of Health

Hawaii Materials Exchange

A Piece of Garbage—A Maui Recycling Story

Maryland Department of the Environment

Maryland Recycles

Council of Great Lakes Governors—State of Ohio Recycling Resources

Division of Recycling—Recycle, Ohio!

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

Narrative of Oregon's Recycling Efforts

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

Virginia Recycling Association

Washington State Department of Ecology

Washington State Recycling Association

Patient Safety, Quality and Risk Links

Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF)

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)

Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) Certification

Emergency Care Research Institute (ECRI)

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP)

Institute of Medicine (IOM)

Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

Kaiser Family Foundation

Medical Error and Patient Safety Learning

National Coalition on Health Care (NCHC)

National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)

National Council on Patient Information and Education (NCPIE)  

National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF)

National Quality Forum

Partnership for Patient Safety (P4PS)

Patient Safety Institute (PSI)

Patient Safety Officer Society (PSOS)

Risk Certification

Risk Management Foundation (RMF)

The Leapfrog Group

U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP)

VA National Center for Patient Safety (NCPS)

Occupational Health Nursing Links

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)

American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN)

American Board for Occupational Health Nurses (ABOHN)

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, Inc. (ACGIH)

American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) Standards

American Nurses Associations (ANA)

American Public Health Association (APHA)

Association of Occupational Environmental Clinics (AOEC)

Association of Occupational Health Professionals (AOHP)

Australian College of Occupational Health Nurses (ACOHN)

Case Management Society of America (CMSA)

Center for Applied Environmental Public Health (CAEPH) (Tulane University)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Online

Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC)

National Association of Environmental Managers (NAEM)

National Association of Occupational Health Professionals (NAOHP)

National Immunization Technical Information Service

National Network of Committees/Coalitions on Occupational Safety and Health  

National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)

Ontario Occupational Health Nurses Association (OOHNA)  

Quebec Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute (IRSTT)

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Wellness Council of America 

Healthcare Laws and Regulations

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Federal Register

Federal Register Table of Contents fr-cont002.shtml  

Government Printing Office (GPO) Access Databases aaes002.html

Government Printing Office (GPO) Access Searching Tips

Hazardous Materials Information Exchange—Department of Transportation (DOT)

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)  

National Safety Council (NSC)

Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC)

Product Safety & Liability Reporter

Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office

Toxics Law Reporter

U.S. Code

U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. Senate

White House

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