Safety Websites

Chemical Information & SDSs

Advanced ChemSynthesis Ltd. - Specializing in the design, synthesis and analysis of small organic compounds for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
Donjindo - Produces over 800 well-known products used by research organizations in many disciplines.
EMD Chemicals Inc. - represents the North American extension of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, for specialty chemicals.
Fisher Scientific - Order literature and catalogs for Fisher products here.
Kem Tek - Products for your pool and spa.
Kodak - Material Safety Data Sheets for chemical products and Article Information Sheets, for items such as film, paper, and equipment. Contains country specific regulatory information.
ILP, Inc. - Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) is designed to provide both workers and emergency personnel with the proper procedures for handling or working with a particular substance.
Decon Solutions - Technical development of decontamination technologies involving nuclear, chemical and biological agents.
MSDS-Search - The purpose of a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) is to inform industrial purchasers and users of hazardous chemicals of reasonably foreseeable physical and chemical hazards that may arise from the use of those chemicals.
NIOSH International Safety Cards - The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 created both NIOSH and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA is in the U.S. Department of Labor and is responsible for developing and enforcing workplace safety and health regulations.
Linde US - Praxair Services has something big in store for customers in For McMurray, Alberta Canada, who need more liquid nitrogen.
Scientific Instrument Services - Specialty abrasive/adhesive.
Sigma Aldrich - (Aldrich/Sigma/Fluka/Supelco)


School Chemistry Laboratory Safety Guide NIOSH Department of Health and Human Services
Introduction to Safety in the Chemical Laboratory Wisc-online Safety PowerPoint with quiz
Biosafety in the Laboratory Prudent Practices for the Handling and Disposal of Infectious Materials National Research Council
Less is Better American Chemical Society
UCLA Center for Laboratory Safety Articles List Published journal articles on safety

Government Agencies & Programs

CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
EPA - US Environmental Protection Agency
ERIN - Australian Environmental Resources Information Network
FDA - US Food and Drug Administration
DOT - US Department of Transportation
IARC - International Agency for Research of Cancer
NIEHS - National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
NIOSH - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
NTP - National Toxicology Program
NRC - Nuclear Regulatory Commission
OCT-CTA - Office de transports du Canada - Canadian Transport Agency
OSHA - Occupational Safety and Health Association
TC - Transport Canada
USDA - US Department of Agriculture

Online Training

Fire extinguishers - learn how to use fire extinguishers

Other Web Resources

American Council on Science and Health
Industrial Hygiene
UCLA Lessons Learned Database

Professional Associations

ABIH - American Board of Industrial Hygiene (CIH exam/cert)
ABSA - American Biological Safety Assn. (CBSP exam/cert)
ACGIH - American College of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
ACS - American Chemical Society
AIC - American Institute of Chemists
AIHA - American Industrial Hygiene Association
ASHRAE - American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers
ASSP - American Society of Safety Professionals (free resources page)
ASSE - American Society of Safety Engineers
ASTM - American Society for Testing and Materials
ANSI - American National Standards Institute
CGA - Compressed Gas Association
CMA - Chemical Manufacturers Association
IHMM - Institute of Hazardous Materials Mgmt. (CHMM exam/cert)
NAOSMM - Publishes a quarterly magazine
NFPA - National Fire Protection Association
NRCC - National Registry of Certified Chemists (NRCC-CHO exam/cert)
SEFA - Scientific Equipment and Furniture Association

Research Institutions EH&S Links

Auburn U.
Carnegie Mellon
Harvard U.
U. Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Indiana U.
MIT Biosafety Office
Michigan State
Notre Dame
Penn State U.
Purdue U.
Southern Illinois U. Carbondale
Umeå University
U. California Irvine
U. California Riverside
U. Delaware
U. Georgia
U. Iowa
U. Minnesota
U. New Hampshire
U. Texas
U. Vermont
U. Waterloo

Vendors & Suppliers

AL & OSH Consultants Australia - Consulting services
Asynt Hotplates, reactors, custom instrumentation.
Ansell Limited Gloves.
Showa Gloves.
BOC Sciences - provides both a wide range of research chemicals and biochemicals and services to support the pharmaceutical industry through all stages of drug discovery..
Carolina Biological Supply
 - Lab Supplies Chemicals Specimens, Safety products.
CIH Equipment - Specializing in environmental test equipment repair and calibration, flow calibration, noise control, and sound level meter calibration.
Ergonomics Training - BACKSAFE® is an injury prevention program.
ERLab Group - Ductless and filtered fume hood and enclosures.
Flinn Scientific - Lab Supplies, Chemical Specimens, Safety Products.
Genium - Safety Books and Media.
Kimberly-Clark - Glassware.
Lab Safety Supply - Safety products.
New Pig Spill Control - Spill Control/Clean-up.
OSH Web Directory Australia
Production Basics - You need a workstation.
Big Safety - Understands that personal safety and protection are of critical importance in any workplace for all its staff and visitors.
Safety Cultures
Trend Product Coding, Marking & Labeling Systems - In-House surgical instrument etching units for infection control approved identification.
VistaLab Technologies - Ergonomic pipetting device.